Dinner, Kid-Friendly, Lunch

Classic Sloppy Joes

  • Prep 5 mins
  • Preheat 8 mins
  • Total 48 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

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  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 pound 85/15 ground beef
  • 1 small yellow onion, peeled, cut in 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded, cut in 1/2-inch pieces
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired
  • 2 teaspoons yellow mustard
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unseasoned 100% tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce of choice
  • 6 burger buns
  • Step 1

    Remove the lid from the pot. Using the function arrows, select SEAR/SAUTÉ, set temperature to MEDIUM, then press START/STOP to begin preheating. (Progress bar will display while unit preheats; preheating will take approx. 6 to 8 minutes.)

  • Step 2

    When preheating is complete (unit will beep and display ADD FOOD), add canola oil and ground beef to the pot, breaking the beef up with a rubber spatula. Cook until browned, then remove beef from pot and set aside.

  • Step 3

    Add onion, bell pepper, salt, and black pepper to the pot and cook until vegetables are softened (about 10 to 15 minutes).

  • Step 4

    Add mustard, tomato sauce, and barbecue sauce to the pot and cook for 10 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Add the cooked ground beef back to the pot and stir to combine. Cook for 5 minutes, or until warm. Press START/STOP to turn off the unit and serve warm on burger buns.