If you like Sloppy Joes, try the Smokey Joes have an added touch of bacon.
Smokey Joes are a great take on sloppy joes.Print Pin Rate
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
- 1 pound bacon
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 24 ounces tomato sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound ground beef
- 12 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
- 8 hamburger buns
- In a large skillet, cook bacon; drain, reserving fat. Crumble bacon and set aside. Leaving enough bacon grease in the pan to coat the pan, saute the chopped onion until transparent. Add 2 cans tomato sauce and pepper, simmer uncovered. In a separate skillet, brown ground beef, drain before adding onion and tomato mixture. Simmer uncovered for 30 minutes, stir in crumbled bacon and stir for 1 minute. Reduce heat to very low and stir in cheese. A third can of tomato sauce can be added if desired.
Calories: 805kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 60g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Cholesterol: 152mg | Sodium: 1477mg | Potassium: 677mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 22.7% | Vitamin C: 9.1% | Calcium: 51.2% | Iron: 22.7%