Chipotle Sloppy Joes

By: Marge Perry & David Bonom

  • Yield:

    6 Servings

  • Cuisine:

    American

  • Course:

    Entrée

Ingredients

1 tbsp Olive oil
1 cup onion, minced
1 cup green bell pepper, chopped, about ¼-inch pieces
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 1/2 tsp chili powder
1 chipotle pepper en adobo sauce, minced
1 lb ground beef
1 8 oz can tomato sauce
1/2 cup ketchup
2 tbsp packed dark brown sugar
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
6 soft sandwich or hamburger rolls

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 6-7 minutes. Add the cumin, chili powder and chipotle; cook, stirring, 1 minute.
  2. Stir in the beef, breaking into smaller pieces with a wooden spoon and cook until no longer pink, 5-6 minutes.
  3. Stir in the tomato sauce, ketchup, sugar, and Worcestershire sauce; cook, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes until slightly thickened and beef is cooked through. Spoon the mixture onto the rolls and serve.