Hot-and-Spicy Sloppy Joes
From the Kitchen of: Gramaw
Source: Better Homes & Gardens New Crockery Cooker Cook Book
Adjust the "Hot-and-Spicy" part by using regular tomato juice and cut down on
the amount of peppers.
1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
1 lg. onion, chopped (1 cup)
1 clove garlic, minced
1 can hot-style tomato juice or vegetable juice
cocktail (6 oz.)
1/2 c. catsup
1/2 c. water
2 tbsp. brown sugar
2 tbsp. chopped canned jalapeño peppers
1 tbsp. prepared mustard
2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
8 hamburger buns
shredded Cheddar cheese
In a large skillet cook ground beef, onion, and garlic till meat is
brown and onion is tender. Drain off fat.
Meanwhile, in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart crockery cooker combine tomato juice;
catsup; water; brown sugar; jalapeño peppers, if desired; mustard, chili powder;
and Worcestershire sauce. Stir in meat mixture.
Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 10 to 12 hours or high-heat setting for 3
to 5 hours. Toast buns; spoon meat mixture over buns and sprinkle with cheese.