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Sloppy Joes (3 lbs Ground round) Recipe

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Richard Ising
Added: Tuesday, June 2, 2009


3 lb lean ground beef
1 1/2 cup of finely chopped red bell pepper
2 finely diced hot red peppers (or 1 1/2 tsp crushed red peppers flakes)
2 1/4 cup of finely chopped celery
2 1/4 cup of finely chopped onion
1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
3 cups water
3 cups ketchup
3 T red wine
1 1/2 T lemon juice
1 T brown sugar
2 T Worcestershire sauce
1 T paprika
1 T Dijon mustard
1 Whole Habinaro pepper (do NOT cut)
1/2 tsp hot pepper sauce

In a Dutch oven on medium-high heat brown 1 lb of the beef.
Stir & chop as it is browning to get it into very small pieces.
Repeat process for 2nd and 3rd lbs of ground beef.
Saute the peppers, celery, onion & garlic. Stir & cook until vegetables are tender.
Stir in water,ketchup,wine & lemon juice and scrape bottom of dutch oven
Add meat and the rest of the ingedients and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat & simmer for about 1 1/4 hours or until the mixture thickens. Stir occasionally.
Using slotted spoon remove Hobinaro and discard. If touched, wash hands thourghly.
Add hot pepper sauce to taste and serve.

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