Sloppy Joe

Recipe posted in: Tasty Takes on Nutrisystem Meals, Lunches, Dinners

Sloppy? Yes. Delicious? Yes. Fattening? No way.

This hearty Sloppy Joe sandwich puts a creative spin on the Nutrisystem Hamburger. Using a few pantry staples to create a savory sauce, this recipe couldn’t be any simpler… or any more delicious!

Servings: 1

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Nutrisystem Lunch, 1 Vegetable and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 1 Nutrisystem Hamburger, defrosted
  • ¼ cup grated carrot
  • 3 Tbsp. onion, diced small
  • ½ tsp. minced garlic
  • ¼ cup tomato sauce, canned, no sugar added
  • ½ Tbsp. tomato paste
  • ½ tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. maple syrup
  • ½ tsp. yellow mustard

Directions:

  1. Preheat a small pot over medium heat.
  2. Separate the hamburger from the bun. Set the bun aside and crumble the hamburger patty into small pieces.
  3. Spray bottom of pot with cooking spray. Sauté the onion and grated carrot for about 5 minutes, until softened.
  4. Add minced garlic and sauté for an additional minute.
  5. Add crumbled hamburger, tomato sauce, tomato paste, oregano and chili powder. Stir thoroughly to combine.
  6. Simmer mixture on low for 10 minutes.
  7. Stir in maple syrup and mustard. Turn off heat and let sit for 5 minutes so the flavors can meld.
  8. While the Sloppy Joe mixture is resting, toast the hamburger bun in the toaster oven.
  9. Spoon the Sloppy Joe mixture onto the toasted hamburger bun.