SLOPPY JOES


1-1/4 pounds Ground Sirloin

1-1/4 pounds Ground Turkey Breast

Garlic Powder and Garlic Salt

1 - 2 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce

1/2 large Onion, diced

1 large Green Bell Pepper, diced

5 cloves Garlic, minced (I, of course, use 8 or 9 ha!)

1-1/4 cup Ketchup

1 cup Water

1 tablespoon Brown Sugar

2 teaspoons Chili Powder

1 teaspoon Dry Mustard

1/2 teaspoons Red Pepper Flakes

Salt to taste

Freshly Ground Pepper to taste

Tabasco Sauce (optional; to taste)

Hamburger Buns


1. In a large non-stick skillet, combine the sirloin and turkey breast and cook over medium-high to high heat. 

2. Cover the meat generously with garlic powder and sprinkle garlic salt lightly over the meat

3.  Sprinkle the worcestershire sauce over the meat and stir well

4.  Continue cooking and add the onion, bell pepper and garlic until the meat is cooked

5.   If there is any cooking grease in the pan, drain and discard

6.  Add the ketchup, water, and brown sugar to the meat, stirring to incorporate

7.  Sprinkle dry mustard, chili powder and chili flakes (if desired) over the meat and stir well

8.  Add salt and pepper to taste

9.  Serve on warm hamburger buns...these can be toasted if you like

10. You can serve with onion, pickles, jalapenos and/or cheese