NONO ZESTY SLOPPY JOES

SERVES 4 TO 6

TIMINGS

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 Minutes

INGREDIENTS

    • 1/2 tsp
    • Kosher salt
    • 1/2 tsp
    • Ground black pepper
    • 1 lb
    • Ground chuck, 80% lean
    • 1/2 cup
    • NONO SAUCE
    • 1/2 cup
    • Tomato sauce, canned
    • 3-4 tbsp.
    • Water
    • 2 tsp
    • Worcestershire sauce
    • 1 tsp
    • Yellow mustard
    • Optional
    • 1/2 cup
    • Yellow onion, diced
    • 1/2 cup
    • Celery, diced
    • 1/2 cup
    • Green bell pepper, diced
    • 1/2 tbsp.
    • Garlic, minced
    • Burger Bun & Toppings
    • 4
    • Large hamburger buns
    • 4 tbsp.
    • Butter, unsalted softened
    • 4
    • Cheddar cheese slices-optional

RECIPE

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, toast buns with butter. Once toasted , set aside.
  2. In the same large skillet, brown ground beef, (optional- add onion, celery, green pepper, and garlic) making sure to break meat into crumbles as it browns. Season with salt and pepper. After meat is browned and no pink remains, carefully drain off excess fat.
  3. Stir in NONO SAUCE, tomato sauce, water, yellow mustard, and Worcestershire sauce. Gently mix thoroughly.
  4. Reduce heat, and simmer for 20 - 30 minutes.
  5. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
  6. Take toasted buns divide 5 oz. of sloppy joe mix on bottom bun, add cheese slice if desired and finish with top bun.