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Sloppy Joes

CATEGORY: Main Course, Beef
Loved these as a kid.  Still love these as an adult!!
PREP TIME:  10 minutes
COOK TIME:  40 minutes
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped bell pepper (green, red, yellow, or orange)
3/4 can (sm) tomato paste
3/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon prepared yellow mustard
3/4 cup ketchup
3 teaspoons brown sugar
salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste
6 hamburger buns or rolls
  1. Brown the ground beef, onion and bell pepper in a medium skillet over medium heat.  Drain off liquid.  Mix in the tomato paste and water until thoroughly blended.  Stir in the garlic powder, mustard, ketchup and brown sugar until fully blended.  Reduce heat and let simmer for 30 minutes.  Add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Heat rolls or buns.
  3. Divide mixture, place on each of the 6 rolls/buns and serve.