Karen’s Sloppy Joes
1.25 pounds of organic ground beef, bison or turkey
½ finely chopped red onion
½ to ¾ cup of finely chopped zucchini
1 small bell pepper finely chopped
1 6 oz can organic tomato paste ( I use about 2/3 of the can)
4 cloves minced garlic
½ Tsp to 1 TBSP mild chili powder
1 tsp sweet paprika
1.5 tsp oregano
1 TBSP brown sugar
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
Saute onion, zucchini, bell pepper and garlic with a bit of butter for 2 min then remove from heat.
Brown the meat.
Add the vegetables to the meat, tomato paste and ½ to 3/4 cup of water until the consistency is thick. Stir until tomato paste is dissolved. Add paprika, chili powder, oregano, brown sugar, salt and pepper.
1. on Udis or Canyon Life Gluten Free buns, hard taco shells or over lettuce
2. As an appetizer with tortilla chips or slices of Jicama
3. When reheating in a skillet add water and heat on low.