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Mexican Sloppy Joes


  • Author: therealcookingmaggie
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 cup of amber/session beer
  • 1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 3 chipotle chili peppers in adobo, chopped
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 handful cilantro, chopped
  • 4 buns
  • Optional Toppings: Guacamole, Chihuahua Cheese or Shredded Cheddar cheese, sliced jalapeno

Instructions

  1. Cook the beef in a large pan over medium heat and set aside.
  2. Leaving some of the fat and juice in the pan, add the onions, bell pepper, and jalapeno peppers. Cook until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and cumin and cook until fragrant, about a minute.
  4. Add the beer and bring to a boil. Add beef, tomato sauce, chipotle chili peppers in adobo, oregano, paprika, cayenne, Worcestershire, and tomato paste. Bring to a boil, then turn heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste and mix in the lime juice and cilantro.
  6. Serve in buns (or chips for Nachos!!!) with guacamole and cheese. For nachos, throw on some sour cream, Queso Blanco, and diced tomatoes!

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