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Hot and Spicy Sloppy Joes

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Category: Crockpot, Meat, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 lb Ground beef


1 lg onion, chopped (1 cup) 1 clove garlic, minced 6 oz can hot-style
tomato juice or vegetable cocktail 1/2 c catsup 1/2 c water 2 TB brown
sugar 2 TB chopped canned jalapeno peppers (optional) 1 TB prepared mustard
2 ts chili powder 1 ts Worcestershire sauce 8 hamburger buns Shredded

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, jalapeno peppers, mustard, chili powder and
Worcestershire sauce. Stir in meat mixture. Cover; cook on low heat
setting for 10-12 hours or high heat setting for 3-5 hours. Toast buns;
spoon meat mixture over buns and sprinkle with cheese. Serves 8.

For 5 or 6 quart crockery cooker: Double all ingredients. Prepare as
above. Makes 16 servings.

For 1 quart crockery cooker: Omit water. Use 1 pound ground beef; 1
medium onion, chopped; 1 small clove garlic, minced; one 6 oz can hot-style
tomato juice; 1/4 c catsup; 1 TBSP brown sugar; 1 TBSP chopped canned
jalapeno peppers; 2 tsp prepared mustard; 1 tsp chili powder; 1/2 tsp
Worcestershire sauce; 4 or 5 hamburger buns; and shredded cheese. Prepare
as above. Cook for 6-10 hours. Makes 4-5 servings.

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