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Grown-Up Sloppy Joes

Grown-Up Sloppy Joes

Who says Sloppy Joes are only for kids? We've lightened up the typical kid's meal with fresh vegetables and added a bit of spice for good measure. Your kids will still like it, and so will you!

Serves: 4

Cooking Time: 15 min

What You'll Need:
  • 1 pound 95% lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 small zucchini, shredded
  • 2 cups light spaghetti sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 whole wheat, sandwich thins, split
What To Do:
  1. In a large skillet, brown ground beef, onion, and  zucchini over medium-high heat 10 to 12 minutes, or until beef is no longer pink and zucchini is tender.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in spaghetti sauce, garlic powder, chili powder, and black pepper. Cook an additional 4 to 5 minutes, or until heated through.
  3. Spoon over bottom halves of sandwich thins, cover with tops, and serve immediately.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 402
  • Calories from Fat 71
  • Total Fat 7.9g 12 %
  • Saturated Fat 2.6g 13 %
  • Trans Fat 0.4g 0 %
  • Protein 36g 72 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 70mg 23 %
  • Sodium 594mg 25 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 54g 18 %
  • Dietary Fiber 12g 48 %
  • Sugars 10g 0 %
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