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Posh “Sloppy Joe’s”

Posh ‘Sloppy Joe’s’


The best sloppy joe's you'll ever have!

  • Serves: 4-6 |
    4-6 servings
  • Difficulty:

  • Prep Time : 10 mins |
  • Cook Time : 30 mins
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1 Tbsp (15 ml) sunflower oil

500 g lean beef mince

1 onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 tsp (5 ml) smoked paprika

2 x 400 g cans whole tomatoes

50 g tomato paste

½ C (125 ml) red wine

1 Tbsp (15 ml) sugar

1 Tbsp (15 ml) balsamic vinegar

salt and pepper to taste


6 small ciabatta or Portuguese rolls

100 g baby spinach

1 x 250 g packet streaky bacon, grilled in the oven until crisp

¼ C (60 ml) Parmesan shavings


In a medium pot, heat the oil and fry the mince until browned. Add the onion, garlic and paprika, and continue frying until the onion is soft and glossy. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer uncovered for about 30 minutes. Season to taste.

 To assemble

Cut the rolls in half and lightly toast them in a pan. Fill each roll with a bed of baby spinach, mince, crispy bacon and Parmesan shavings.