Friday, June 28, 2013

Chili Dog Sloppy Joe

Yum

 Quick and kid friendly meals are always a good thing in my household.  My kids are pretty good eaters (on a good day), but they can get picky from time to time. When I make sloppy joe's I know that they will be enjoyed by all... adults and kids. This Chili Dog Sloppy Joe is such a fun play on the idea of eating a hot dog with chili topping.   It was a budget friendly meal that we rounded out with a salad.  You can also eat it with potato salad, french fries or chips.  
 
 Ingredients:
 Kaiser or Hoagie style rolls

Meat filling:
1lb of ground lean meat
4-5 hot dogs diced small
1/2 cup of onion chopped
1/2 cup of diced green bell pepper
1-2 cloves of grated garlic
red chili flakes to taste
seasoning salt and black pepper to taste

Ingredients for the sloppy sauce
8oz can of plain tomato sauce
1Tbs of paprika
1 Tbs of sriracha (if you like it spicy)
1Tbs of Worcestershire sauce
2 Tbs of ketchup
1/2 Tbs of vinegar
2-3 Tbs of brown sugar (sloppy joe's are sweet and tangy so it depends on how sweet you want it)
 

Directions:
Brown ground meat with salt and pepper.  Then add diced hot dogs, onions, peppers and garlic. Finally add the sauce and cook for 10-12 minutes until sauce thickens.  Taste for seasoning and then serve on hamburger style buns.   Enjoy. 





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10 comments:

  1. This looks lovely Ramona. I love the hot dog & minced meat combo.

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  2. Oh yum. The boys in this house will go crazy over these!

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  3. Pure American comfort food! You've made me hungry :)

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  4. Holy moly mouthwatering-ness! This looks incredible, Ramona. I should make these for my hubby some night!

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  5. This is truly the best of both worlds!

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  6. A burger which is the most warming and delicious it could ever be :D

    Cheers
    CCU

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  7. Two faves in one dish - now that's a winner!

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  8. My bf would kill for one of these sloppy joes one weekend! Great idea Ramona! :D

    ~Jess

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  9. What a great version of a sloppy joe!!!

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