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The Best Sloppy Joes


  • a small glug of oil
  • 1 pound beef tenderloin, diced or ground (or ground beef)
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ¼ cup yellow onion, minced
  • ¼ cup red pepper, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp steak sauce (preferred: A1 Steak Sauce)
  • 3 Tbsp ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp dark brown sugar
  • dash hot sauce (large or small dash depending on your heat tolerance)
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 6 buns, toasted (gluten-free if you're avoiding gluten)


  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add oil.
  • Add beef tenderloin (or ground beef if using), pepper and salt. Allow to cook for a few minutes.
  • Add onions, peppers and garlic and stir.
  • Mix in steak sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, hot sauce and dry mustard. Cook until browned.
  • Serve on toasted buns