Sloppy Joes are as comforting as chicken soup. Something about the classic flavor evokes childhood memories & a comfort that is hard to find in many foods. This is a great meal for a crisp fall night. It doesn't take long to prepare & is a kid-friendly meal served on these Italian Sandwich Rolls. Pair this sandwich with a big dill pickle & a side salad or try it with these Sweet Potato Wedges & it's all you need for a good night!
1 pound ground beef
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped fine
1/4 cup carrots, chopped fine
2 stalks celery, chopped fine
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 16 ounce can tomato sauce
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons coconut sugar
2 tablespoons coconut aminos
in a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. add onion, carrots & celery. cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are soft, about 5-7 minutes.
add ground beef to the skillet & cook breaking up with a wooden spoon until thoroughly browned.
stir salt & pepper into meat & veggies.
add in garlic, tomato sauce, tomato paste, coconut sugar & coconut aminos.
simmer 10 minutes, then serve on italian sandwich rolls.
This recipe is part of a week long menu with complete grocery list & prep ahead directions