Dinner is served!

Here’s what’s for dinner tonight…easy peasy. With a side of oven-roasted potatoes. 🙂

Homemade Sloppy Joes


  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef or sirloin (or 1/2 pound ground beef and 1/2 pound ground turkey)
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tbsp. ketchup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp. packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. prepared mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper

Brown ground beef, onion, and bell pepper over medium heat in large skillet; drain well. Stir in ketchup, water, brown sugar, mustard, and garlic powder; mix thoroughly. Reduce heat to simmer, cover, and let simmer 20 minutes, stirring frequently. Add salt and pepper and stir.


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