Slow-Cooker Taco Joes

Refried beans, enchilada sauce, taco seasoning mix and salsa put a Southwestern spin on Sloppy Joes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 15 min
  • Servings 25

Ingredients

3
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ refried beans
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ enchilada sauce
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ 40% Less-Sodium Taco Seasoning Mix
1
jar (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
25
hot dog or bratwurst buns, split
3
cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (12 oz)
3
cups shredded lettuce
2
large tomatoes, chopped (2 cups)
1
container (12 oz) sour cream

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place beef. Stir in refried beans, enchilada sauce, taco seasoning mix and salsa.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 4 to 6 hours.
  • 3 To serve, fill each bun with about 1/3 cup beef mixture and top with cheese, lettuce, tomato and sour cream.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
680mg
680%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.