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EatingWell Sloppy Joes

October/November 2005, The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

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Our updated Sloppy Joe takes lean ground beef and adds chopped cremini mushrooms and diced fresh plum tomatoes, all in a zesty sauce. Served on a whole-wheat bun, it's a hearty dinner sandwich that will please adults and kids alike.



READER'S COMMENT:
"This is so good! Instead of the ketchup/chili sauce I used tomato puree, added 2 cloves of crushed garlic, a liberal sprinkling of chili powder, a dash of cayenne, and just a bit of honey. Looking forward to the leftovers! "
EatingWell Sloppy Joes Recipe

34 Reviews for EatingWell Sloppy Joes

09/21/2009
Anonymous

We like this recipe so much that it's become a standard. It's fast and it makes great leftovers. We only use about two tbsp of vinegar. I snuck in carrots once. They were already cooked so I smushed them up and added them in and no one was any wiser. My pals at work have asked for this recipe because it smells amazing when it's heating up in the office microwave.

Karli, Minneapolis, MN

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09/21/2009
Anonymous

Excellent! I didn't even ever care for the traditional canned sloppy joes but this recipe looked good so I thought I'd give it a try - my family loved it and it is now a regular in our house!

Mary, Seattle, WA

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09/21/2009
Anonymous

These were very easy to make and quite tasty. I didn't use the mushrooms as I am not a fan and it still turned out great. They reheat well too.

Ashley, Charlotte, NC

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09/21/2009
Anonymous

I tried this recipe yasterday, and it was really nice, i hade my cousin staying over and we both liked it very much plus my brother who is a big time veggi hater didnt even mind the presence of the tomatow pieces there and enjoyed the meal, so its now officialy one of my favourites.

Sherihan, Alexandria, Eg

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09/21/2009
Anonymous

Made these for dinner and WOW!!!!!!! Awesome - even hubby who was a lifelong hater of sloppy joes loved them!!

LoriLynnNJ, Manahawkin, NJ

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