Sloppy Joes



A perfect mid-week dinner idea. Or for when only comfort-food will do.


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 rib of celery, chopped
1 poblano pepper, chopped
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1 pound ground beef
3/4 cup Three Pepper Ketchup
(Original, Spicy, or More Spicy)
1/4 cup red-wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Worchestershire sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar
Salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Saute onion, celery, pepper, and oregano until onion is translucent and pepper is soft, about 6 minutes.
  2.  Add ground beef breaking up any clumps and mix well. Add Three Pepper Ketchup, water, red wine vinegar, Worcestershire sauce,  brown sugar, salt, and pepper.
  3. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, and cover. Continue cooking for about 30 minutes, stirring regularly.  
  4. Serve hot on toasted rolls or baguettes topped with shredded Mexican cheese and a bit more Three Pepper Ketchup