Green Mountain Gringo® Sloppy Joe’s

  • Green Mountain Gringo® Medium or Mild Salsa, 1 each
    16 oz. jar
  • Olive oil
    2 tbsp.
  • Ground beef, lean
    2 lb.
  • Salt and pepper
    To taste
  • Sloppy Joe seasoning packet, 1 each
    1.31 oz packet
  • Butter
    5 tbsp.
  • White buns, split down the middle
    10 each
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
    2 cups
  • Preheat the broiler in the oven for toasting the bread.
  • Place a large skillet on the stovetop and turn the heat on medium-high heat.
  • Once heated, add the 2 tablespoons of olive oil followed by the ground beed and some salt and pepper and being frying the beed stirring occasionally until it is fully cooked.
  • When the beef is cooked, drain any fat that is rendered from the beed out of the pan and discard.
  • Puree the Green Mountain Gringo® Salsa until smooth.
  • Turn the skillet to medium heat and add the 1 package of Sloppy Joe seasoning along with the 1 jar of pureed Green Mountain Gringo® Salsa and bring the mixture to a simmer.
  • Cook for 10 minutes on low heat and then turn the heat to low and keep warm.
  • Smear the 5 tablespoons if butter evenly between all of the open sides.
  • Place the bread under the broiler just for 1-2 minutes or long enough to melt the butter and toast the buns evenly.
  • Arrange the bun bottoms on dinner plates and pile them high with approximately 1/2 cup of the Sloppy Joe meat each followed by a hefty pinch of shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Place the tops on serve immediately.
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