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Best-Ever Sloppy Joes


  • Author: Autumn Reo of mamachallenge.com
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4

Description

An easy dinner that’s perfect for teaching kids cooking skills and using a little inspiration from their lunchbox!


Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground lean beef (you can use turkey, chicken, etc.)
  • 1/4 cup onions, chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup dijon mustard
  • 1 box of Juicy Juice 100% apple juice (or 1 cup of apple juice)
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 buns (we use gluten free hamburger buns)

Instructions

  1. Brown ground meat in skillet with onions and salt and pepper.
  2. Stir in ketchup, sugar, mustard and any additional salt and pepper on medium heat for 10 minutes.
  3. Pour in apple juice and combine. Cook for another 10-15 minutes until juice has reduced by half. Season with salt and pepper if necessary.
  4. Serve by placing 1/4 cup meat mixture between a bun.
  5. Enjoy!

Notes

  • This is a perfect recipe for back to school!

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 474
  • Sugar: 30
  • Sodium: 1178
  • Fat: 17
  • Saturated Fat: 6
  • Unsaturated Fat: 9
  • Trans Fat: 1
  • Carbohydrates: 53
  • Protein: 27
  • Cholesterol: 70