Tex-Mex Sloppy Joes

Mr. Food

You control the spice in this delicious take on a classic dinner favorite. Rachael Ray shares her secret for making Tex-Mex Sloppy Joes perfect for your taste buds!

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 20 min

What You'll Need:

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 pound ground sirloin beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 cup beer
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 4 burger rolls, toasted

What To Do:

  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook bacon about 5 minutes, or until crisp. Remove to a paper towel-lined plate to cool, then crumble.
     
  2. Add beef, salt, and pepper to skillet and cook 5 to 7 minutes, or until browned. Stir in onion, jalapeno pepper, garlic, chili powder, and cumin. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, or until onion is softened.
     
  3. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine beer, tomato sauce, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce. Pour mixture into skillet, add bacon, and simmer 5 to 10 minutes. Spoon the sloppy joe mixture on to rolls and serve.
     

Note:

Top sloppy joes with corn chips, pickled jalapeno rings, and sweet red pepper relish for that authentic Tex-Mex flavor!

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