Food & Recipes

Sloppy Joes

by Rosemary Black

Sloppy Joes

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 to 22 minutes
Yield: 6 servings

1 lb lean ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 small zucchini, finely chopped
1 medium red bell pepper, finely diced
16-oz jar mild salsa
6 rolls, split and toasted

1. In a large nonstick skillet, saut¿¿ the beef, onion, zucchini, and red pepper for 5 minutes or until the meat is browned. Cover, reduce the heat to low, and cook for 7 minutes, until the vegetables are soft.
2. Stir in the salsa. Bring to a boil, turn heat to low, and simmer, uncovered, for 8 minutes. When most of the liquid has evaporated, it’s done.
3. Spoon 3/4 cup meat mixture onto each bun and serve immediately.

How kids can help: Help assemble sandwiches.
Per serving: 262 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated), 658 mg sodium, 51 mg cholesterol.