Healthy Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes were a favorite school meal for me when I was a little girl, and I was excited to find a healthy version that tasted great and I modified it to make even healthier--and it still tastes good! You can do this one in the slow cooker or on stove.

Healthy Sloppy Joes
Healthy Sloppy Joes

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    small onion, finely chopped

  • 3

    cloves minced garlic

  • 300

    g extra lean ground beef

  • 1

    large carrot, grated

  • 2

    teaspoons chili powder

  • 1

    teaspoon Splenda/brownsugar blend (or brown sugar if preferred)

  • 1/2

    tsp dried oregano

  • 1

    400g can chopped tomatoes

  • 1

    400g red kidney beans, rinsed drained and divided

  • 4

    wholemeal sandwich rolls (Slimming World Healthy B) or rice

  • grated reduced-fat cheese (optional Slimming World Heathy A)

Directions

Heat large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and beef to pan. Season well. Cook 5 minutes or until meet is browned. Add carrot, chili powder, sugar, oregano, and cook 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, cook 10 minutes or until thickened. Partially mash 1 cup of beans with a potato masher. Add mashed and whole beans to mixture and heat for 1-2 minutes. Serve on the wholemeal buns or over rice, sprinkle with cheese if desired. [Can also be made in a crockpot]

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