Mushroom Beef Sloppy Joes

Mushroom Beef Sloppy Joes
Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost:
Prep time: 30 minutes

Chopped mushrooms, when sautéed, blend seamlessly with ground meats. Swapping or adding mushrooms to a recipe can add an extra serving of vegetables to the plate.


1/2 pound white button mushrooms
1/2 pound cremini mushrooms
1/4 pound 90% lean ground beef
1 1/2 tablespoons canola oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic (minced)
1 can 8oz no-salt-added tomato sauce
1 tablespoon chili powder
3 teaspoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon cider vinegar
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 whole-wheat buns


1. Chop mushrooms to approximate size and texture of cooked ground beef.

2. Heat a sauté pan over medium-high heat.

3. Add ground beef and mushrooms, and cook.

4. Sauté until ground beef is done.

5. Remove mushroom-beef mixture from pan.

6. Add onions and garlic to pan; cook until golden.

7. Return mushroom-beef mixture to pan, along with remaining ingredients.

8. Simmer about 10 minutes; remove from heat.



Serving Suggestions: Serve with a glass of non-fat milk and a slice of watermelon.

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