Sloppy Joes Italian Style

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

Ingredients

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 Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
10
sandwich buns, split

Directions

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

You can use beef broth for the wine but expect the flavor to be a little different.

Skip the buns and serve the sloppy joe mixture over toasted Italian bread slices.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
Cholesterol
40mg
14%
Sodium
580mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
7g
7%
Protein
17g
17%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
20%
20%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.