{Healthier} Sloppy Joes | South Shore Moms


  • 1 lb of grass-fed ground beef (can use turkey, chicken too)
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 cup of baby spinach (or more)
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tbs yellow mustard
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 cup honey (add more if you like it a little sweeter)
  • 1 tbs worstechire 
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 small can of tomato sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
-serves 4-




  • Sauté chopped onion, garlic, red and green bell peppers in olive oil in a cast iron skillet (or any large pan you have).
  • Add in spinach once the veggies are soft. Let it all wilt down.
  • Remove from cast iron and add in beef.
  • Brown beef then drain once fully cooked.
  • Add the veggies and meat back into the pan.
  • Combine last 8 ingredients to the pan and stir around to make the sauce (honestly, I do eyeball most of this, so adjust to your taste!).
  • Serve on honey buns or any bun you’d like. You can also top with cheese!


Thanks HydeParkMoms!


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