Description Edit

Contributed by Healthy Recipes for Diabetic Friends Y-Group

  • Original recipe
  • Source: Diabetic Cooking Magazine
  • Submitted by: dlife
  • 9 Servings

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over high heat.
  2. Add beef, onion, celery and water.
  3. Reduce heat to medium.
  4. Cook and stir 5 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
  5. Drain fat.
  6. Stir in tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, brown sugar, cumin and salt; bring to a boil over high heat.
  7. Reduce heat; simmer 20 minutes or until mixture thickens.
  8. Serve on whole wheat buns.
  9. Garnish as desired.
  10. Green chilies add some heat to these sloppy joes, but if you prefer them plain, just add an equal amount of tomatoes without chilies.

Nutritional information Edit

Per serving (1 bun with ⅓ cup meat mixture, without garnish):

  • Calories 190 (19% of calories from fat) | Total Fat 4g | Protein 13g | Carbohydrate 26g | Cholesterol 15mg | Sodium 413mg | Dietary Fiber 1g | Saturated Fat 1g | Calcium 60mg | Iron 3mg | Vitamin A 37 | Vitamin C 7mg
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