Sloppy Joes

Recipe by Halcyon Eve
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    (1 1/2 ounce) hamburger buns (the smallish ones, about 3 inch diameter)
  • 14
    cup butter, softened
  • granulated garlic, to taste
  • 14
    cup shredded parmesan cheese (to taste)
  • Sauce
  • 1
    lb extra lean ground beef
  • 12
    cup chopped onion
  • 1
    (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 2
    tablespoons ketchup (or more to taste)
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1
    garlic cloves, minced or 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 2 -3
    tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 -4
    teaspoons brown sugar (to taste)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, brown beef until no longer any pink; drain.
  • Add onions and garlic and cook until onions are transparent.
  • Add remaining sauce ingredients and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer; reduce heat and simmer until thickened (about 15 minutes).
  • Meanwhile, split buns and spread with butter. Place on a baking sheet and sprinkle with garlic and parmesan cheese. Place under broiler and broil until toasted golden brown. Set aside until sauce is done.
  • Taste sauce and correct seasonings, if needed. Serve with toasted buns.
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