Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Tex Mex Spicy Sloppy Joes

These are a great spicy twist on your sloppy joe recipe, I always make my homemade sauce for regular sloppy joes, it is so simple with ingredients in your pantry. This is one of our favorite ways to eat sloppy joes now.The perfect combination of onions, bell peppers, corn, jalapeños and cilantro combine with your ground meat and a few warm spices. Then with the tangy mixture of ketchup and Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar is about all that is needed for this sauce. 


2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped finely 
1 green bell or red pepper, chopped finely 
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn
1 lb. ground beef, chicken breast or turkey breast
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 Tablespoon brown sugar
3/4 cup ketchup
4 teaspoons low-sodium Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
6 Buns of your choice

1. In a large non stick skillet add in ground meat, chili powder, cumin, and oregano. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes more, or until meat is no longer pink. Drain the fat, place meat back in pan, then stir in ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar and heat through for about 5 minutes. 
2. In a second large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, jalapeño, garlic and corn. Cook for 5-6 minutes, or until onion is tender, stirring constantly. After mixture is cooked pour mixture into the meat mixture add the cilantro and cook for 1-2 minutes. 
3. Serve on rolls and enjoy!!

recipe adapted from:http://www.thecomfortofcooking.com/2013/05/spicy-tex-mex-sloppy-joes.html

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