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Veal Sloppy Joe

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35-45 mins.


1 tablespoon canola oil

8 ounces ground veal

1/2 tablespoon salt

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

1 1/2 tablespoons Sloppy Joe seasoning blend or taco seasoning mix

1 1/2 tablespoons tomato paste

1/4 tablespoon brown sugar

1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1/2 tablespoon cider vinegar

1/2 cup tomato puree

8 ounces frozen onions-peppers blend

4 hamburger buns, slit and toasted


  1. Heat canola oil in a wide sauté pan on medium-high heat. Add the ground veal and brown the meat for 2 to 3 minutes; add the taco seasoning and continue to sauté for 1 to 2 minutes more.
  2. Add the salt, black pepper, tomato paste, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, cider vinegar and tomato puree. Bring to a boil and lower to a simmer.
  3. Add the frozen onion-pepper blend and bring to a boil; lower to a simmer and cook for 30 to 45 minutes or until the veal is tender.
  4. Serve ½ cup of the Sloppy Joe mixture on a toasted hamburger bun.

Source: Funded by the Beef Checkoff