Sloppy Joes

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Appears in Cook's Country October/November 2005

We wanted to revamp the classic sloppy joe recipe to be a little less sweet and have a more balanced flavor.

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Sloppy Joes

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We wanted to develop a recipe for Sloppy Joes with a more balanced, less sweet flavor. Cooking the ground beef until just pink—not browned—before adding the sauce ensures the meat stays tender. Combining tomato puree and ketchup yields a su...

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