Chop the slow-cooked brisket and load up the sauce with veggies and some sweet and spicy seasonings and you get a great alternative to the traditional Sloppy Joe filling. These are best served open-face with a fork and knife. If you like your Joes extra sloppy, add more sauce along with the meat. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2011

Judith Finlayson


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  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add bell pepper and jalapeno (if using) and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 3 to 4 minutes. Add tomatoes, chili powder and salt and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add brisket, gravy, molasses and brown sugar; stir well. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes to meld flavors. Serve on warm buns.


Nutrition Facts

461 calories; 15 g total fat; 4.3 g saturated fat; 89 mg cholesterol; 899 mg sodium. 865 mg potassium; 48.3 g carbohydrates; 5.9 g fiber; 24 g sugar; 34.3 g protein; 1089 IU vitamin a iu; 40 mg vitamin c; 37 mcg folate; 121 mg calcium; 5 mg iron; 94 mg magnesium; 15 g added sugar;

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Great "leftover" recipe A great followup recipe from the original. With only two of use we get two meals out of it. Tried freezing leftover for another day. Pros: Would make a sneaker taste good! Cons: Could use a little more heat like some cayenne. Read More