Thursday, December 22, 2016

Posted by Mala at 1:00:00 AM 1 comment
SLOPPY JOE is a sandwich kind, vegetables, beans and some sauces and spices served between burger buns....this again is my d-i-l's recipe, and as usual, she has made it healthier by adding some kale to it, and also she has used whole wheat burger buns.
Please check my Kale-butternut squash quinoa Soup and learn about the greatness of Kale
Sloppy Joes can be compared to the Mumbai street food Pav bhaji

Whole wheat burger buns 6
Onion - 1, chopped very fine
Garlic - 8 pods, chopped very fine
Green bell pepper - 1, chopped fine
Tomatoes - 4, pureed
Tomato ketchup - 1/2 cup
Red kidney beans / rajma - 3 cups(cans or soaked and cooked ones)
Kale - 4 cups, well washed and chopped
Spring onions - a few to garnish
Chilli powder - 2 tsps
Garlic powder - 2 tsps
Onion powder - 2 tsps
Molasses - 2 tbsps (or, add brown sugar)
Mustard paste - 2 tsps
White pepper powder - 1 tsp
Fresh lemon juice - 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Olive oil - 2 tsps
Melted butter to brush the buns
Salt to taste

Recipe Cuisine: International/Mexican; Category: Lunch / Dinner
Prep time: 20 mts; Cooking time: 20 mts

Serves 6 Sloppy Joes

Heat up the olive oil in the pan, add garlic, onions and bell peppers, saute well on slow flames

Chilli, garlic, onion, white pepper powders  added

The finely chopped kale leaves also added

Add salt

Now go in the tomato puree, ketchup, molasses and mustard paste

Mix well and allow to simmer, add some fresh lemon juice also now

Now add the red kidney beans

Brush the inner sides of the buns with some melted butter, and toast them crisp and golden just on the inner sides .............

and keep them aside

We can serve the buns and the above curry as a side too

Or, keep the curry on a single slice and serve............

sandwich between 2 burger buns and serve

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* If Kale is not available, you can use spinach also for this.


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