Sometimes you just need a good Sloppy Joe!


2 tablespoons butter

2 lbs. ground sirloin

1 tablespoon flour

½ cup of chopped green or red bell pepper

½ cup chopped onion

1 cup Ketchup

1 tablespoon A-1 Steak sauce

½ cup water

2 tablespoons brown sugar

2 teaspoons chili powder

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon dry mustard

1 teaspoon each of salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder

¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper, optional

3 tablespoons tomato pasteRolls

Spray a skillet with cooking spray and add the butter.  Heat over medium high heat for 1 minute and add the ground sirloin, bell pepper and onion.  Stir often for 8 to 10 minutes until browned.  Add the flour and the remaining ingredients.  Simmer on low for about 30 minutes.  Serve on fresh-baked buns from your local grocery store’s deli.