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Heart-y Sloppy Joes

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  • Servings:

    Serves 4 as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    2 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    27 minutes


1 small white onion
1 medium carrot
1/2 tsp. minced garlic
1 medium zucchini
1/2 green bell pepper
1/2 cup mushrooms
1 plum tomato
3/4 lb. 96% lean ground beef
1/4 tsp. salt, or to taste
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 (8 oz.) cans no-salt-added tomato sauce
1/4 cup barbecue sauce
4 whole wheat bulkie rolls
Heart-y Sloppy Joes


1. Spray a large skillet with vegetable cooking spray until well coated. Heat over medium-high heat.
2. Dice onion and add to skillet. Shred carrot and add to skillet with garlic. Saute for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. While vegetables cook, dice zucchini and bell pepper. Add to skillet and saute for 5 more minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Chop mushrooms and dice tomato and add to the veggies in the skillet, along with the ground beef, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomato sauce and barbecue sauce until well combined. Bring to a simmer, then lower heat to maintain the simmer and cook for 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
5. While meat simmers, split and lightly toast the bulkie rolls.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, January - February 2013


Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 4
Base Nutrients
Calories n/a
Calories from Fat n/a
Total Fat n/a
Saturated Fat n/a
Cholesterol n/a
Sodium n/a
Total Carbohydrates n/a
Dietary Fiber n/a
Protein n/a
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a