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Almost Meatless Sloppy Joes

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Serves 4-6 | Prep Time 10 min. | Cook Time 25 min.


2 Tbls. olive oil
1/2 c. chopped white onion
1 Tbls. minced garlic
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
6 oz. ground sirloin, pork, turkey, or tofu
1/2 cup grated carrot
2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
2 c. crushed tomato
1 (15.5 oz.) can red beans, drained and rinsed
red onion for garnish

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.

Add onion, garlic, salt, pepper and ground meat to pan.

Cook 5 minutes or until meat is browned and veggies are tender, stirring occasionally to crumble meat.

Add carrot, chili powder, sugar, oregano, and red pepper; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Stir in tomatoes and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until thickened.

Partially mash 1 cup of the beans with a fork.

Stir mashed beans and remaining whole beans into the meat mixture.

Cook about a minute or until heated.

Serve over gluten free or whole grains buns or over rice with red onion garnish.

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