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Sloppy Joe's And Cole Slaw: Easy Entertaining

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This is a great meal for a casual night with friends or family!
Ingredients
For the cole slaw
  Shredded cabbage 1 Pound
  Crushed pineapple 20 Ounce (20 oz Can Crushed Pineapple In Juice)
  Light mayo 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Distilled white vinegar 2 Tablespoon
For the sloppy joe's
  Hamburger 1 Pound (Lean Ground meat)
  Onions 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic clove 1 Medium, minced
  Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Ketchup 2 Tablespoon
  Molasses 1 Tablespoon
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Hamburger buns 6 Medium
Directions

To Prepare the Cole Slaw:
MAKING
1. In a large bowl, combine the shredded cabbage and pineapple (including juice). Mix well.
2. Add mayo and distilled white vinegar. Mix well.
3. Cover with seran wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

SERVING
4. Serve chilled.

To Prepare the Sloppy Joe's:
MAKING
1. On medium-high heat, brown hamburger.
2. To the browned meat add onion, garlic, carrots and mushrooms. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
3. Add the tomato sauce, red wine vinegar, ketchup, molasses, Worcestershire sauce, paprika and chili powder.
4. Add a little salt and some freshly ground pepper, stir everything together.
5. Cover and let it simmer for about 15 minutes (You can stretch the simmering to about 30 - 45 minutes).
6. While the meat is simmering, broil some hamburger buns to get them toasted and nicely browned.
7. When ready to serve, spoon some of the meat mixture on the toasted buns.

SERVING
8. Serve with chilled Cole Slaw.

Things You Will Need
1. Seran wrap

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Burger
Ingredient: 
Ground Beef
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
6
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