Southwestern Sloppy Joes 580 Image by: Southwestern Sloppy Joes 580 Author: Canadian Living

This southwestern take on a traditional favourite will have everyone asking for seconds. The beef can easily be replaced by ground turkey. For those that enjoy a little heat, add an extra jalapeño pepper.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeded and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup bottled strained tomatoes (passata)
  • 1 cup rinsed drained black bean
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons liquid honey
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 4 whole grain hamburger buns toasted
  • 3/4 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Method

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, jalapeño pepper and garlic, stirring occasionally, until softened, 6 to 8 minutes.

Add beef; cook over medium-high heat, breaking up with spoon, until browned, about 5 minutes. Drain off fat.

Add chili powder, cumin, coriander and salt; cook for 1 minute. Add tomatoes, beans, corn, lime juice and honey; cook until slightly thickened, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in green onions.

Divide evenly among bottoms of buns; sprinkle with cheese. Cover with tops of buns.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 9 g
  • Sodium 715 mg
  • Sugars 13 g
  • Protein 36 g
  • Calories 577.0
  • Total fat 28 g
  • Potassium 858 mg
  • Cholesterol 82 mg
  • Saturated fat 11 g
  • Total carbohydrate 49 g

%RDI

  • Iron 46.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 30.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 25.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 9.0
  • Vitamin C 12.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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