Sloppy Joes Italian Style

Sloppy Joes Italian Style

Garlic, fennel and oregano give sloppy joes their delicious Italian style.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

10

sandwiches

1 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon fennel seed, if desired
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup dry red wine or nonalcoholic red wine
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1
can (28 oz) Muir GlenĀ® organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
10
sandwich buns, split
  1. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked and onion is tender; drain. Stir in fennel seed, salt and pepper.
  2. Stir in wine, brown sugar, tomatoes and oregano. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered about 15 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened.
  3. Spoon mixture into buns.
Makes 10 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
You can use beef broth for the wine but expect the flavor to be a little different.
Serve-With
Skip the buns and serve the sloppy joe mixture over toasted Italian bread slices.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 580mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 27g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 17g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.