The top 4 dishes Canadians make with ground beef are burgers, pasta sauce, tacos and meatballs, but who doesn’t love a sloppy Joe?
Learn to cook Modern Sloppy Joes with Cookbook Author Claire Tansey from her Dinner Uncomplicated cookbook: https://www.clairetansey.com/my-books
Excerpted from Dinner, Uncomplicated: Fixing a Delicious Meal Every Night of the Week by Claire Tansey. Copyright © 2020 by Claire Tansey. Photography by Suech & Beck © 2020. Reprinted by permission.
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Modern Sloppy Joes
- 1 Tbsp canola oil
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 stalks celery, finely chopped
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 lb lean ground beef
- 24 oz jar tomato passata
- 19 oz can lentils, rinsed and drained
- 1 1/2 cups beef broth
- 5 1/2 oz can tomato paste
- 2 Tbsp brown sugar
- 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 4 large buns, toasted
- Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium. Add the onion, celery and salt and cook, stirring often, until the vegetables soften, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook another minute. Add the beef, increase the heat to high and cook with out stirring for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the beef becomes golden on the bottom. Stir well, breaking up the beef into little bits, then add the passata, lentils, beef broth, tomato paste and brown sugar.
- Bring to a boil, then reduce and simmer, stirring often, for 10 minutes or until the mixture thickens a bit. Stir in the Worcestershire sauce. Serve on toasted buns.