While many sloppy joe recipes are very sweet, this version has just a touch of brown sugar and is capped off with crunchy bread-and-butter pickles. Serve with apples or grapes for an easy side
Cost for 6: $5.72 Total Time: 25 minutes
1. Heat Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion; sauté 4 minutes or until almost tender.
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Add sirloin; cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Stir in chili powder, sugar, and salt; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Add 1 ⁄4 cup water and tomato sauce; reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes or until thickened.
Place chickpeas in a bowl; partially mash with a fork or potato masher. Stir chickpeas into sirloin mixture.
5. Spoon about 1⁄2 cup sirloin mixture onto bottom half of each bun; top each with 3 pickle chips and top half of bun.