Eggplant Sloppy Joe
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Recipe Type: Main
Cuisine: American
 
The usual Sloppy Joe is loaded with eggplant and mushrooms for a delicious rendition packed with flavor.
Ingredients
  • 1½ lbs. lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups diced eggplant (from one small eggplant, peeled)
  • 2 cups diced button mushrooms (a 10 oz. package)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
  • 28 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
Instructions
  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat with the olive oil.
  2. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring so the garlic doesn't burn.
  3. Add in the diced eggplant and mushrooms and cook down for 8-10 minutes until the vegetables are reduced to about half.
  4. Push the vegetables over to one side of the pan and add in the ground beef.
  5. Once the beef is browned, combine it with the vegetables, add the salt, pepper, oregano and garlic powder and stir.
  6. Pour in the tomato sauce and then add the brown sugar and worcestershire sauce.
  7. Stir and let simmer for 15 minutes uncovered until thickened.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/eggplant-sloppy-joe/