Sloppy Joes



1 poundground beef
1/2 medium onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
1/2 cup celery, chopped (about 1 rib of celery)
1/2 cupgreen or red pepper, chopped (about 1/2 large pepper)
1/4 cup water
1/2 cuptomato ketchup
1 tablespoonprepared mustard
1 teaspoonsugar
5 whole wheat buns


  1. Combine ground beef, onion, celery, and pepper in a medium skillet. Add water.
  2. Cook over medium low heat for 15 minutes. Stir as needed. Cook until beef mixture reaches at least 160°F.
  3. Put ground beef mixture in a colander set over a bowl. Pat mixture with paper towels and rinse with warm water to remove fat.*
  4. Return to skillet. Add ketchup, mustard, and sugar. Heat 5-10 minutes on low heat.
  5. Toast buns in an oven broiler, toaster oven, or skillet. To use a skillet, spread buns with margarine and place face side down in skillet. Cook over medium heat 1-2 minutes.
  6. Prepare sandwiches by putting 1/2 cup of meat mixture on bottom of each bun and cover with top of bun.

Nutrition information:

Nutrition Facts

5 Servings Per Container
Serving Size: 1/2 cup meat and 1 bun

Amount Per Serving

Calories 300

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 450mg
Total Carbohydrates 29g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 8g
Added Sugars
Protein 23g

Vitamin D 0mcg
Calcium 16mg
Iron 0mg
Potassium 27mg

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient In a serving Of food contributes To a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day Is used For general nutrition advice.

NA* - We are currently In the process Of integrating the New FDA Nutrition Standards. Added Sugar information Is Not currently avaliable For the recipe. We will be updating the information shortly.

Source: Spend Smart Eat Smart