Root Beer Sloppy Joes

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by yogiclarebear

From Paranting magazine, September 2010.

Top Review by mandabacca

Very good, and rootbeer is a fun ingredient!

I used 1 teaspoon garlic powder because I forgot to buy regular garlic, and 3 tablespoons canned diced chilies. In the future I might reduce/omit the olive oil and reduce the salt to make them a bit healthier. I would also make a double batch... they dissapeared too quickly!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté 1 minute, just until fragrant.
  2. Add the beef and sauté, breaking up gently, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Stir in the chili powder, salt, and pepper Add the root beer, tomato sauce, green chilies (if using), and Worcestershire sauce.
  3. Bring to a lively simmer and cook about 15 minutes, stirring often, until thickened. Stir in the scallions. Pile onto rolls or buns. Serve with sweet-potato chips and prepared coleslaw.

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