Monday, June 11, 2012

Ratatouille Sloppy Joes


1 tsp olive / coconut oil
1 lb lean organic ground beef (or bison)
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium onion, diced
4 tsp chili powder
1 tsp mustard powder
1 tsp ground cayenne pepper
1 sweet red bell pepper, diced
2 medium zucchini, diced
1 small eggplant, diced
2 cans tomato sauce
1 can diced tomatoes
1 1/2 tsp fresh oregano
4 leaves basil
1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
1 Tbsp raw honey
sea salt and ground black pepper to taste
8 whole wheat buns


1. Heat large nonstick pan on med-high. Add oil, beef, 1/2 of the garlic, onion. Saute until beef is browned and onions soft.
2. Add chili powder, mustard, cayene, salt and pepper to taste and cook a few more minutes. pour meat mixture into bowl and set aside
3. Return pan to heat and add bell pepper, zucchini, and eggplant; Stir and saute until veggies are tender. Add meat back to pan, stir well, and reduce heat. Cook for 10-15 minutes.
4. Add tomatoes, and remaining seasonings, and honey. Stir until meat and veggies are coated. Cook to hot and bubbling. Season to taste and serve on buns (gluten free ones if you are going without gluten!), toasted optional!

1 comment:

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