Sloppy Joes

Level: Easy
Serves: 6
Cook for: 30 minutes
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 peppers, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 400g minced beef
  • 2 x 400ml cans chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoon chipotle or smoky barbecue sauce
  • 4 cheese slices
  • 6 brioche burger buns
  • crispy onions, to serve
  • iceberg lettuce, to serve



  1. Heat the oil in a deep frying pan, then fry the onion, pepper and garlic for 8-10 minutes until softened.

  2. Add the mince, breaking it up with a wooden spoon as you go, and stir until it browns all over.

  3. Tip in the tomatoes and chipotle, or barbecue sauce, and add a little seasoning. Simmer for 10-15 minutes until the sauce has thickened.

  4. Put the cheese slices on top of the mince and cover with a lid for 2 minutes to let it melt into the sauce.

  5. Pile into the buns with the crispy onions, and lettuce on the side for scooping up the extra sauce.

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