Almost Sloppy Joes


Makes 8 servings


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 yellow onion, peeled and chopped
1 tablespoon peeled and minced shallot
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 medium green bell peppers, chopped
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt substitute
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 pound sliced white mushrooms
1 can (about 14 ounces) no-salt-added diced tomatoes
1 can (15 ounces) Mexican corn, drained
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley


  1. Place oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook onion, shallot, garlic, and green peppers with herbs, salt substitute and black pepper until tender.
  2. Add beef and cook until no longer pink. Spoon off excess fat. Add mushrooms. Cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and corn; cover, reduce heat and simmer 2 to 4 minutes. Add parsley.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cup sloppy joe mixture (without side salad)
Calories 217
Calories from Fat 44 %
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 38 mg
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 14 g
Sodium 215 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1/2
Vegetable 2
Meat 1
Fat 1/2

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