KETO SLOPPY JOES

KETO SLOPPY JOES

Keto Sloppy Joes are delicious and great to make for a quick weeknight dinner! This recipe is ideal as it is low in carbs and the whole family will LOVE IT!

 

 

OK, I’ll be the first to admit that these aren’t quite as easy as opening a can and browning some beef. But, I submit for your consideration that a quarter cup serving of Manwich has 8 grams of carbs and the second ingredient is high fructose corn syrup (aka sugar).

 

 

KETO SLOPPY JOES TIPS

We use lean ground beef. Alternatively, you can use any kind of ground beef, just be sure to drain off the fat before adding the sauce. Ground pork, chicken, or turkey could also be used.

Look for cans of tomato sauce that are just sauce. They could be labeled as tomato puree, or crushed tomatoes. Check the label – you don’t want to use sauce that has added sodium or sugar.

Make a double (or triple batch of sauce) and save some for later! And, to save even more time, take the ground beef out of the freezer the night before and leave it in the fridge to thaw so it’s ready to go.

I made the family’s Sloppy Joes on nice buns, but not wanting to eat the carbs, I made mine on a Keto bun. It was delicious!

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef, turkey, or pork
  • 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced onion (1 oz)
  • 1 clove garlic minced or pressed
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp Low carb brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp yellow mustard (or Dijon)
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup beef broth (or water with 1 tsp of beef base)
  • 1/4 tsp each, salt and pepper

 

Directions

 

  • Place the ground beef (or turkey or pork) in a medium frying pan and turn the heat to medium. Break the meat up into tiny pieces as it cooks. This will take about 7 minutes. 
  • When the meat is almost cooked through, stir in all of the other ingredients, finishing with the water, last. Bring up to a simmer, turn down to medium-low and simmer uncovered for about 15 minutes. Taste and adjust seasonings at the end. 
  • Serve on a low-carb bun.  

 

 

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KETO RECIPES

 

 
This Keto Nacho Recipe with carb balance chips is a fun and delicious way to enjoy loaded nachos. Loaded nachos are easy to make, perfect for a party, Game Day, snack, or quick dinner. 
 

 

 

Keto Egg Roll Bowl is a quick and easy one-pot meal, that can be ready in less than 30 minutes. It’s also amazing for meal prep because it just tastes better and better as the days go on.

 

 

 
 

Keto beef stroganoff lets you enjoy the classic creamy dish with a fraction of the carbs. Perfect for dinner, this recipe features ground beef in a delicious sour cream sauce.

 

 

Sheet Pan Parmesan Lemon Chicken Keto Style is such an easy meal with crispy breaded chicken with broccoli and asparagus. This is the perfect meal for your family! We made it a keto style but it would be perfect for any diet!

 

 

Keto Low Carb Smothered Pork Chops is a quick and easy pan-fried and seared recipe that uses either boneless or bone-in pork loin chops. This classic, southern dish is made using a cast-iron skillet. The traditional, glazed meal has been transformed into a keto-friendly dish. You can also bake or grill the pork chops!

 

 

 


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