Sloppy Joe Lettuce Wraps

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Ingredients:

  • Sloppy Joe Mixture
    • 1.5 lbs of lean ground beef or turkey (93% lean, leaner the better)
    • 15 ounce can of tomato sauce
    • 4 ounce can of tomato paste
    • 2 Tbsp of yellow mustard
    • 3 Tbsp of brown sugar
    • 2 Tbsp of Worcestershire sauce
    • 2 Tbsp of apple cider vinegar
    • 1 medium yellow onion, minced
    • 3 gloves of garlic, minced
    • 1 red bell pepper, minced
    • 1.5 tsp of chili powder
  • 2 heads of bibb lettuce
  • Optional Toppings: avocado, mozzarella cheese, jalapeños, plain greek yogurt

Directions:

  1. Cook and brown the beef in a pan. Drain the juice and add the beef to the crockpot.
  2. Add all the other sloppy joe ingredients into the crockpot and mix the sloppy joe mixture well.
  3. Cook sloppy joe mixture for 4-6 hours on LOW (2-3 Hours on HIGH).
  4. Place 2 Tbsp of the Sloppy Joe mixture onto each bibb lettuce leaf. (Optional: Add toppings).
  5. Wrap your bibb lettuce leaf and take a bite!

 Sloppy Joe Recipe adapted from Family at Heart

*if you don’t have a crockpot, you can make the sloppy joe mixture in a large pot on the stove. Bring sloppy joe mixture to a boil and simmer for 1-2 hours!

Finds this recipe featured in my post, SLIM Super Bowl Party Recipes, where you can find other low calorie and fat party dishes!

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