Food Recipes Not-So-Sloppy Joes 4.3 (228) 7 Reviews Who needs a jar of Sloppy Joe sauce when you can make this family-favorite recipe from scratch? By Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry is a recipe developer, food stylist, and cookbook author with nearly two decades of experience in the culinary arts. She was a food stylist and recipe developer at Real Simple for five years. She's currently the food director at doitDelicious.com. Highlights: * Food director at doitDelicious.com * Collaborates with Jessica Seinfeld on recipes for her cookbooks and website * Wrote an award-winning cookbook, The Good Neighbor Cookbook Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on September 17, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Hector Sanchez Hands On Time: 15 mins Total Time: 20 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped 1 pound ground beef 1 6-ounce can tomato paste 1 ½ teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon kosher salt ⅛ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ⅛ teaspoon cinnamon 4 hamburger buns, toasted ½ cup grated Cheddar ½ cup sour cream Directions Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, and red pepper. Sauté until fragrant, about 3 minutes. Add the ground beef and brown, about 5 minutes. Stir in the tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, salt, black pepper, and cinnamon. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened slightly, about 12 minutes. Spoon onto the buns. Sprinkle each with the Cheddar and top with a dollop of the sour cream. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 556 Calories 29g Fat 35g Carbs 37mg Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 556 % Daily Value * Total Fat 29g 37% Saturated Fat 13g 65% Cholesterol 126mg 42% Sodium 697mg 30% Total Carbohydrate 35g 13% Protein 37g Calcium 220mg 17% Iron 6mg 33% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.