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Brisket Sloppy Joes

January/February 2011

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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.


Brisket Sloppy Joes Recipe

Makes: 4 servings, about 1 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (optional)
  • 1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups chopped Slow-Cooked Brisket (recipe follows)
  • 2 cups Onion Gravy from brisket, or more if desired
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4 whole-wheat or onion buns, split and warmed

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Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add bell pepper and jalapeño (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

Per serving: 461 calories; 15 g fat (4 g sat, 8 g mono); 63 mg cholesterol; 48 g carbohydrates; 34 g added sugars; 34 g protein; 6 g fiber; 855 mg sodium; 864 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Zinc (73% daily value), Vitamin C (63% dv), Magnesium (25% dv), Potassium (22% dv), Vitamin A (20% dv)

Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2

Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 carbohydrate (other), 4 lean meat, 1 fat


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Main Ingredient
Beef
Ethnic/Regional
American
Preparation/ Technique
Saute
Meal/Course
Dinner

Holiday
Super Bowl
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
30 minutes or less
Servings
4
Publication
January/February 2011
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