Tailgate Tuesday: Sloppy Joes


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Sloppy Joes are a great tailgate food. It is easy to make the meat ahead and throw it in a crock-pot then serve with buns once you get to your tailgate. I made them with turkey but you can of course use ground beef or even some Italian sausage in them if you want an extra kick.

Tailgate Sloppy Joes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef or turkey
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon prepared yellow mustard
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 T brown sugar
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a medium skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef, onion, and green pepper; drain off liquids.
  2. Stir in the garlic powder, mustard, ketchup, and brown sugar; mix thoroughly. Reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Enjoy!

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  • Ross Z

    I know how you boys like ‘em extra sloppy!

    • http://sidelionreport.com/ Zac Snyder

      I know of a baby that might enjoy some sloppy joes.
      Good to hear from you Ross!