Sloppy Joes

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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3 tablespoons olive oil

1 medium onion, finely diced 

1 medium bell pepper, finely diced 

1 pound ground beef 

One 15-ounce can diced fire-roasted tomatoes

One 15-ounce can kidney beans, drained and rinsed 

1/4 cup tomato paste 

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 

1 teaspoon brown sugar 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

4 hamburger buns 


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and bell peppers and saute until softened, about 10 minutes. Add the beef, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, and cook until browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, beans, tomato paste, vinegar, brown sugar, and some salt and pepper, and cook until slightly thickened, 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Serve warm on the hamburger buns.
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