Nan’s Sloppy Joes

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  • 14 ounces ground meat (turkey, chicken, grass-fed beef, bison)
  • 1/4 cup Simple Girl Southern Style BBQ Sauce
  • 14 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced dried onion
  • 1 teaspoon Simple Girl BBQ Rub
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Stacey Hawkins Smoked Sea Salt or pink Himalayan salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Xanthan Gum
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 full dropper of SweetLeaf Stevia Clear Sweet Drops
  • 1 cup kale, 3-4 cabbage leaves, or 2 cups romaine
  1. Brown the meat over medium-high heat. Add the bbq sauce and saute for 1-2 minutes more.
  2. Stir in tomato sauce and the rest of the ingredients except the vegetables.
  3. Cook for another 4-5 minutes and remove from the pan. Set meat aside.  DO NOT WASH THE PAN.
  4. For the extra vegetable: saute the kale in the same pan OR  blanch the cabbage leaves for a "bun" OR use romaine leaves as wraps.
  Makes 4 servings of protein and 4 veggies (tomato sauce is the vegetable in this dish)
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  1. Joyce Ritz says

    Wonderful flavor!
    This recipe taste very much like classic sloppy JOe’s. I left out the vinegar and the Stevia and it tasted greaT! Quick and easy to make. Also used smokey paprika because i did not have smokey salt. Delish!