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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.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2011


Recipe Summary

30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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

about 1 cup
461 calories; protein 34.3g; carbohydrates 48.3g; dietary fiber 5.9g; sugars 23.7g; fat 15g; saturated fat 4.3g; cholesterol 89.5mg; vitamin a iu 1089.5IU; vitamin c 39.8mg; folate 37.1mcg; calcium 120.8mg; iron 5.2mg; magnesium 94.2mg; potassium 865.3mg; sodium 899.5mg; thiamin 0.2mg; added sugar 15g.

1 1/2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 other carbohydrate, 4 lean meat, 1 fat