Servings: 4 servings 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/2 small green bell pepper, seeded and finely diced 1 Tbsp worcestershire sauce 1 1/2 tsp yellow mustard 1 Tbsp brown sugar 15 oz can tomato sauce 1 lb lean ground beef, 85%-90% lean 1 Tbsp olive oil ½ tsp salt, or to taste ¼ tsp ground black pepper, or to taste 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup water, optional, or added to desired consistency 4 hamburger buns, toasted if desired
Finely chop the onion. Seed and finely dice the green pepper.
In a bowl, combine the Worcestershire sauce, mustard, brown sugar, and tomato sauce.
Place a large skillet or dutch oven over medium/high heat. Add olive oil and ground beef. Saute the beef for about 5 minutes until cooked through and no longer pink, breaking it up with a spatula. Season with salt and pepper and add in the diced peppers and onion
Add the minced garlic and saute 30 seconds until fragrant, stirring constantly. Add in the sauce and bring to a light boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered for about 10-15 minutes or until thickened to your liking
Season to taste with salt and pepper and add water if you prefer a looser consistency. Serve on toasted buns for Sloppy Joe Sandwiches.