Slow Cooker Campfired-Up Sloppy Joes2021-02-23
- Yield: 4
- Servings: 6
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 3:00 h
- Ready In: 3:10 h
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This information is per serving.
Saturated Fat2.8 g
Trans Fat1 g
Unsaturated Fat1.5 g
Slow cooker campfired-up sloppy joes. The rich, hearty flavor of a slow cooker simmered sloppy joe will make your own backyard barbecue the talk of the town.
What are the benefits of using a slow cooker to make sloppy joes?
A slow cooker is a great way to make sloppy joes because you can put all the ingredients in the pot and forget about it. It will automatically turn off when the food is cooked. You can also cook your food for a long time without having to worry about burning it or overcooking it.
What kind of meat should you use in your sloppy joes?
The meat you use in sloppy joes is a matter of preference. Some people prefer to use ground beef, while others may use ground turkey.
Ground beef is a good choice if you want the consistency of the dish to be thicker and heartier. Turkey is a better choice if you want the dish to have more of a tomato flavor.
What other popular recipes can be made in a slow cooker?
Slow cookers are not just for cooking meat. They can be used to make a variety of dishes.
If you want to make a soup, all you need is some stock and vegetables. For example, broccoli and cauliflower are both great choices for slow cookers.
For vegetarians, lentils and chickpeas are delicious options that also work well in a slow cooker.
The following recipes are great for people who don’t have an oven or stove:
Slow Cooker Campfired-Up Sloppy Joes
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- 1 ½ pounds (720 g) lean ground beef
- 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
- 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and chopped
- 1 large garlic clove, peeled and crushed
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) ketchup
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) barbecue sauce
- 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 8 oz (240 ml) can baked beans
- 6 Texas toasts, warmed
- shredded Cheddar cheese
In a large nonstick skillet, brown ground beef, onion, red bell pepper, and garlic for 6-8 minutes, stirring to break up the meat. Drain cooked beef and discard excess fat. Transfer beef mixture to slow cooker.
In a small mixing bowl, combine ketchup, barbecue sauce, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, and chili powder. Mix well. Pour in ketchup mixture into the slow cooker. Add baked beans and stir well to combine.
Cover slow cooker and cook on high heat setting for 3 hours.
Turn off the slow cooker. Remove beef mixture from slow cooker. To serve, split toasts with 1/2 cup (125 ml) sloppy joes mixture. Sprinkle with shredded Cheddar cheese. Serve immediately.