Sloppy Joe Sliders


1 T. Olive oil

½ C. Red bell pepper, fine dice

1 Medium onion, finely diced

3 Cloves garlic, minced

1 lb. Ground beef – 90% fat free

½ C. Ketchup

1- 15oz. Can Tomato Sauce

1 T. Worcestershire Sauce

5 t. Red wine vinegar

2 T. Brown sugar

1 t. Thyme, dried

Pinch of cayenne pepper

Salt and pepper to taste

Mini hamburger buns or similar

Directions :

In a large skillet with heat on medium, add the olive oil and crumble the meat. Cook until brown. Drain any excess oil. Season with salt and pepper. Add the red peppers and onions. Cook for about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for one minute.

Add the remaining ingredients and simmer on medium low for about 15 minutes or until sauce thickens. Taste for seasonings and adjust as needed.

Spoon onto the toasted buns and serve.