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Sloppy Joes with Fingerling Potatoes Recipe

Homemade sloppy joes appeal to grown-ups and kids alike. And you can double or triple the recipe and freeze it for future dinners and lunches.

 

What’s not to like about homemade sloppy joes? They’re delicious and easy to make. They appeal to grown-ups and kids alike. And you can double or triple the recipe and freeze it for future dinners and lunches.

 

Here’s the best part about our recipe: when you use real ingredients, your sloppy joes taste ten times better than anything out of a can. As an added bonus, we’ll show you how to ditch the bun and serve up fingerling potatoes and Brussels sprouts as sides.

 


 

Recipe Notes: Serves 4. Paleo-friendly.
Prep Time: 20 mins / Cook Time: 25 mins / Total Time: 45 mins


 

SLOPPY JOES WITH FINGERLING POTATOES


INGREDIENTS

  • cup onion diced
  • cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1 1/4 cup crushed tomatoes
  • tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp coconut nectar
  • 1/4 tsp mustard powder
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Fingerling Home Fries:
  • cup yukon gold potato cut in wedges
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic
  • Sprig of fresh thyme
  • Pinch dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp avocado oil
Brussels Sprouts Petals:
  • 1/2 lb Brussels sprout petals
  • 1/2 tbsp avocado oil
  • tsp chili flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 


 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Toss the wedge-cut potatoes in the spices and avocado oil. 
  3. Spread potatoes on a baking sheet and place in the oven for about 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  4. While potatoes are cooking, add the meat to a large skillet on medium heat. 
  5. Once the meat is browned, add the remaining ingredients for the sloppy joe and stir.
  6. Reduce heat on sloppy joe to low and allow to simmer down while potatoes continue to cook in the oven.
  7. In a separate medium skillet on medium heat, add the Brussels sprout petals, avocado oil, chili flakes, and salt and pepper. Stir them so all of the petals are coated. Allow to cook until petals are softened.
  8. Remove potatoes from the oven and serve everything together!

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