Spicy Sloppy Joes

Seasoned ground beef and tomato sauce are served on English muffins to make these dinner sandwiches.

Spicy Sloppy Joes
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Cook 18 mins


  • 1 pound lean (90%) ground beef
  • 1/2 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 small green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 8 ounce can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 6 whole-wheat English muffins, toasted
  • Prepared cole slaw and pickles (optional)

Make It

1. Spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Crumble in ground beef; add onion and green pepper. Cook over medium heat for 8 minutes. Stir occasionally.

2. Add tomato sauce, ketchup, vinegar, Worcestershire, sugar and hot sauce. Mix well, breaking up beef with a wooden spoon. Simmer on medium-low, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. Spoon equal portions of meat mixture onto English muffins. Serve with coleslaw and pickles on the side, if desired. Makes 6 sandwiches.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 271, Fat, total (g): 5, chol. (mg): 47, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 34, fiber (g): 5, pro. (g): 22, sodium (mg): 459, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.