Sloppy Joes are a classic! Make this healthier-for-you version, and top with homemade Honey and Spice "pickles" for added zest. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


Honey and Spice "Pickles":
Sloppy Joes:


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare Honey and Spice "Pickles": In a medium bowl, combine buttermilk, cider vinegar, honey, salt and cayenne pepper. Add cucumber and onion; toss to coat. Cover and chill 4 to 24 hours, stirring occasionally. Drain before serving.

  • To prepare the Sloppy Joes: In a large skillet, cook beef, mushrooms, onion, green sweet pepper, and garlic over medium heat until meat is browned. Drain off fat, if necessary.

  • Stir in the tomato sauce, brown sugar, mustard, vinegar, chili powder, salt, and black pepper. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through.

  • Drain pickles. Serve meat mixture in buns with pickles.

Nutrition Facts

339 calories; 9.6 g total fat; 3.4 g saturated fat; 72 mg cholesterol; 532 mg sodium. 775 mg potassium; 35 g carbohydrates; 9.8 g fiber; 17 g sugar; 30.4 g protein; 791 IU vitamin a iu; 22 mg vitamin c; 24 mcg folate; 154 mg calcium; 5 mg iron; 51 mg magnesium;