Healthier Sloppier Joes
Do you have fond memories of sloppy joes from
It is the ultimate quick, tasty, family friendly
weeknight meal. Unfortunately, that canned
sauce is full of preservatives, sugar, and sodium.
Let's add some extra fresh veggies to a
homemade sauce and make this a much
healthier version for our family.
It might take a little extra time for
preparation but it is great for leftovers and can
even be frozen for another busy night.
1 lb Lean ground beef or turkey
1/2 cup Bone Broth (or stock)
1 clove Garlic, crushed
1 medium Onion, minced
1 Carrot, minced
1 Red Bell Pepper, minced
4 oz Mushroom, minced
1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
1/4 cup Tomato Paste
1 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Pepper
1 tsp Paprika
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Dry Mustard
1. Brown meat in a large skillet.
2. Add vegetables and bone broth, cooking on
medium heat until vegetables soften.
3. Add tomato paste, vinegar, and spices. Stir
4. Cover mixture and simmer for 20 minutes.
5. Stir and serve meat on rolls or lettuce cups.
*You can also serve this alone, or over rice,
sweet potatoes, white potatoes, pasta, or