Spicy Sloppy Joes

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 427 calories
    • Calories 176 calories from fat
    • Fat 20 g
    • Sat Fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 67 mg
    • Sodium 562 mg
    • Protein 28 g
    • Carbohydrate 36 g
    • Sugar 12 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 86 mg

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook, breaking up with a spoon, until no longer pink, 5 to 7 minutes.Add the green pepper, tomato paste, brown sugar, and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.Remove from heat and stir in the chopped tomato, red pepper, and parsley. Serve on buns with lettuce and tomato.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 tablespoon olive oil
  2. Check 1 pound ground beef chuck
  3. Check 1 green pepper, seeded, cored, and chopped (1/4-inch pieces)
  4. Check 1/2 cup tomato paste
  5. Check 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  6. Check 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  7. Check 1 medium tomato, chopped
  8. Check 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  9. Check 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  10. Check 4 sandwich buns, split and toasted
  11. Check 8 lettuce leaves
  12. Check 4 tomato slices

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook, breaking up with a spoon, until no longer pink, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Add the green pepper, tomato paste, brown sugar, and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in the chopped tomato, red pepper, and parsley. Serve on buns with lettuce and tomato.