August 2018, Cooking for LIFE

Cooking for Life

Sloppy Jeauxs

Here’s a recipe that takes just minutes to prepare and is sure to please the entire family.


1 lb. lean ground beef or turkey

1 cup Seasoning Blend (onion, bell pepper, celery)

1 can diced tomatoes

2/3 cup BBQ sauce

½ cup + 1 Tbsp. water
1 tsp. garlic powder
¼ tsp. salt

2 tsp. all-purpose flour
Hamburger buns

smoked cheddar cheese

Diced purple Onion


Brown ground beef and seasoning blend. Drain and return to pot. Stir in tomatoes, BBQ sauce, ½ cup water, garlic powder and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 8 minutes.

In a small bowl, whisk together remaining 1 Tbsp. of water and flour. Add to meat mixture and stir until thoroughly combined. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes or until mixture has thickened.
Toast buns and top with meat mixture, diced onions and cheddar cheese. Enjoy!

Recipe submitted by Lori Layman, follow Lori on Facebook at Food Junkie!