Sloppy Joe Sliders
Marlene Maurer· Lakewood, Colo.
- 1 large carrot
- 10 oz lean ground beef
- 3/4 c. prechopped onion
- 1 t. garlic powder
- 1 t. chili powder
- 1/4 t. freshly ground black pepper
- 1/4 c. ketchup
- 1 t. dijon mustard
- 1 t. Worcestershire sauce
- 1 t. tomato paste
- 1 t. red wine vinegar
- 8 ox. can no-salt-added tomato sauce
- 8 slider hamburger buns
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. While the pan is heating, grate a carrot.
Add carrot, beef and onion to the pan; cook for six minutes or until beef is browned and vegetables are tender.
Add garlic powder, chili powder and pepper. Cook for one minute.
Combine 1/4 c. ketchup and the next five ingredients (through tomato sauce) in a small bowl. Add ketchup mixture to pan, stirring to evenly coat beef mixture.
Simmer for five minutes or until thickened.
While sauce thickens, arrange buns, cut side up in a single layer on a baking sheet.
Broil two minutes or until lightly toasted.
Place about 1/4 c. beef mixture on bottom half of each of eight buns; top each slider with top half of bun.