Sloppy Joe

Sloppy Joe

A messy American sandwich. For less heat replace Serrano pepper with a pinch of ground cayenne pepper.This recipe also goes well on pasta instead of bread.



  1. 1 Pound ground beef
  2. 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  3. 2 Teaspoons mustard seeds
  4. 1/2 Teaspoon cumin seeds
  5. 4 Cloves garlic
  6. 1 Onion , small - sized
  7. 1/2 Serrano chilli pepper
  8. 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  9. 1 tomato , large - sized
  10. 2 Teaspoons thyme leaves , chopped
  11. 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  12. 1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
  13. 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  14. 1/8 Teaspoon black pepper
  15. 1/8 Teaspoon white pepper
  16. 4 hamburger buns


20 mins
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    Chop onion and tomato in small pieces. Mince garlic. Mince thyme leaves. Mince the chili pepper. Shape the ground beef into small patties.

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    Heat pan on medium. Add olive oil.

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    Wait a minute and add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and the minced chili pepper.

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    Once pan is hot to pop some of the seeds, add chopped onion and garlic.

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    Add ground beef in flat patties. Brown both sides and then break apart the patties into small pieces.

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    Once meat is nearly cooked add the tomato, thyme leaves, Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, salt, white pepper, and black pepper. Cook for a couple more minutes.

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    Stir in the red wine vinegar and turn off the heat.

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    Serve on buns or rolls.

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