The slow cooker makes preparation of this Sloppy Joe mixture a breeze. Serve on toasted split buns.
- 3 pounds lean ground beef or ground chuck
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
- 2 (8-ounce) cans tomato sauce
- 1/2 to 1 cup water
- 2 envelopes sloppy joe seasoning mix
- salt to taste
Brown ground meat in skillet with onion; pour into colander and rinse well with hot water. Combine ground beef in slow cooker with onions, green pepper, tomato sauce, and 1/2 cup water. Stir thoroughly. Salt to taste. Cover and cook on Low 6 to 8 hours or on HIGH for 3 to 4 hours, adding more water, if necessary.
Serves 10 to 12.