Italian Sloppy Joes

prep time

10 minutes

cook time

20 minutes

servings

6
A family favorite elevated with an Italian twist.  Our Italian Sloppy Joe's have familiar pizza flavors such as Italian sausage, tomato, onions, garlic, peppers and mushrooms and cheese in the convenience of a sandwich!

ingredients

1 pound Italian turkey sausage, or regular Italisn Sausage, remove casing
1/2 pound lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms
1 (28 ounce) can Tuttorosso® Crushed Tomatoes with basil
1 (6 ounce) can Tuttorosso® Tomato Paste
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
Salt and black pepper to taste
6 whole wheat buns
6 slices provolone cheese
1 cup fresh baby spinach

instructions

  • In a large skillet cook the sausage and ground beef; breaking into small pieces until cooked through, about 5 to 6 minutes.Add onion and garlic and cook an additional 2 minutes.Drain very well.
  • Add peppers, mushrooms, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, rosemary, salt and black pepper.Cover and cook on low for 25 minutes.
  • Sandwich Build: Place a piece of cheese on each bun.Top with meat mixture and finish with few spinach leaves.

nutrition

  • Calories:
    420
    |
  • Fats:
    15.0
    g
    |
  • Trans Fats:
    0
    g
    |
  • Cholesterol:
    80
    mg
    |
  • Sodium:
    1400
    mg
    |
  • Carbohydrate:
    36
    g
    |
  • Fiber:
    6
    g
    |
  • Protein:
    34
    g
    |
  • Vitamin A:
    45
    %
    |
  • Vitamin C:
    90
    %
    |
  • Calcium:
    30
    %
    |
  • Iron:
    30
    %

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