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Sloppy Joes with pickles, cheese and chips

You'll need

2 tbsp olive oil 1 small Spanish onion, finely chopped ½ green capsicum, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 500 gm minced beef 1 tbsp brown sugar 2 tsp ground chilli 300 ml tomato passata 200 ml beef stock 1 tbsp each cider vinegar and Worcestershire sauce To serve: soft bread rolls, grated vintage cheddar, pickles, finely sliced cos and potato chips


  • 01
  • Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, add onion, capsicum and garlic and fry, stirring occasionally, until translucent (4-5 minutes). Add minced beef and brown well, breaking up clumps with a wooden spoon (3-4 minutes), then stir in sugar and chilli. Add passata and stock, season to taste and simmer until thickened and well flavoured (8-10 minutes). Stir in vinegar and Worcestershire sauce, check seasoning.
  • 02
  • Spoon meat into rolls, top with cheese, pickles and cos and serve with chips alongside.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 - 6 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 - 6 people

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Jun 2015

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