Plum-Chili Sloppy Joes

By: Marge Perry & David Bonom

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    4 Servings

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1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 pounds 93% lean ground beef
1/2 cup plum jam
3 tablespoons hoisin sauce, sauce
2 tablespoons lower sodium soy sauce
4 teaspoons chili garlic sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 scallions, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
4 potato sandwich buns


  1. Heat the oil in a Farberware Purecook 5-Qt Jumbo Cooker over medium-high. Add the onion, ginger and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until starting to soften, about 2-3 minutes. Add the beef and cook, breaking it up into smaller pieces, are until it is no longer pink and most of the liquid has evaporated, 10-11 minutes.
  2. Combine the jam, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, chili-garlic sauce and brown sugar in a small bowl. Add the mixture to the beef and cook, stirring occasionally, until it is slightly thickened, 2-3 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the scallions and sesame seeds. Spoon the beef mixture on each of 4 potato rolls and garnish with additional sliced scallions and sesame seeds if desired.