Not-So-Sloppy Joes Not-So-Sloppy Joes

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This tidy version of a sloppy joe is perfect for small hands. Serve the extra sauce on the side for dipping. Kids with bigger appetites will want to eat two!

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine



In bowl, stir together tomatoes, chili sauce, vinegar, 1/2 tsp each of the chili powder and paprika, 1/4 tsp of the pepper, salt and cornstarch.

In separate bowl, mix together ground beef and remaining chili powder, paprika and pepper; mix in 3 tbsp of the tomato mixture. Form into 8 mini patties.

In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown patties, turning once, about 6 minutes.

Pour in remaining tomato mixture and bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer, turning patties to coat, until sauce is thickened and instant-read thermometer inserted sideways into a few patties registers 160ºF (71ºC), about 8 minutes. Serve on buns with sauce.

Nutritional facts Per sandwich: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 417 mg
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 13 g
  • Calories 217.0
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Potassium 264 mg
  • Cholesterol 43 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 16 g


  • Iron 17.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
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