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Mexico Joes Recipe

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1 lb. lean ground beef
⅔ cup chopped onion
1 small green bell pepper, chopped
1 tsp. minced garlic
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
tsp. chili powder
tsp. salt
Dash of hot pepper sauce
8 hamburger bunds
Garnish: tomato slices, shredded lettuce, shredded cheddar cheese

1. Crumble beef into a 2 qt. microwave safe casserole.
2. Scatter onion, bell pepper, and garlic on top.
3. Cover with lid or vented plastic wrap.
4. Microwave on high for 5 to 7 minutes until beef is no longer pink and vegetables are tender.
5. Drain
6. Stir in tomato sauce, Worcestershire, chili powder, salt and hot pepper sauce.
7. Microwave uncovered on high 6 to 8 minutes, stirring twice, until sauce is slightly thickened.
8. Spoon beef mixture on bun bottoms.
9. Garnish with tomatoes, lettuce and cheese if desired.
10. Replace tops.




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