Cooking at Home - Mushroom Beef Sloppy Joes

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Published Saturday, September 22, 2018

Makes:   4 Servings 

Prep time: 30 minutes

Chopped mushrooms, when sauteed, blend seamlessly with ground meats. Swapping or adding mushrooms to a recipe can add an extra serving of vegetables to the plate.


  • 1/2 pound white button mushrooms
  • 1/2 pound cremini mushrooms
  • 1/4 pound 90% lean ground beef
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 can 8oz no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 3 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 whole-wheat buns


  1. Chop mushrooms to approximate size and texture of cooked ground beef.
  2. Heat a saute panover medium-high heat.
  3. Add ground beef and mushrooms, and cook.
  4. Saute until ground beef is done.
  5. Remove mushroom-beef mixture from pan.
  6. Add onions and garlic to pan; cook until golden.
  7. Return mushroom-beef mixture to pan, along with remaining ingredients.
  8. Simmer about 10 minutes; remove from heat.

Source: Produce for Better Health Foundation

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount

Calories 280 

Total Fat 11 g

Saturated Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 20 mg

Sodium 240 mg

Total Carbohydrate 37 g

Dietary Fiber 6 g

Total Sugars 13 g

Added Sugars included 9 g

Protein 13 g

Vitamin D 0 mcg

Calcium 80 mg

Iron 1 mg

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