Tex-Mex Sloppy Joes

Contributed By: Terry Borden


1 pound ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup ketchup
1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
1/2 cup beef broth
1/4 cup chili sauce
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
6 hamburger buns, split
2 tablespoons butter, softened


1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, breaking up beef into crumbles; drain. Add garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes longer. Stir in the ketchup, chiles, broth, chili sauce and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Meanwhile, spread cut sides of buns with butter. Place on baking sheets, buttered side up. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted. Serve beef mixture in buns.

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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
YIELD: 6 servings.

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