*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         HOT AND SPICY SLOPPY JOES
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dish                        Meats
                 Crockpot
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2   lb           Ground beef
 
   1 lg onion, chopped (1 cup)
   1 clove garlic, minced
   6 oz can hot-style tomato juice or vegetable cocktail
   1/2 c catsup
   1/2 c water
   2 TB brown sugar
   2 TB chopped canned jalapeno peppers (optional)
   1 TB prepared mustard
   2 ts chili powder
   1 ts Worcestershire sauce
   8 hamburger buns
   Shredded cheese
   
   In a large skillet cook ground beef, onion, and garlic
   till meat is brown and onion is tender.  Drain off fat.
   
   Meanwhile, in a 3 1/2 or 4 quart crockery cooker
   combine tomato juice, catsup, water, brown sugar,
   jalapeno peppers, mustard, chili powder and
   Worcestershire sauce.  Stir in meat mixture. Cover;
   cook on low heat setting for 10-12 hours or high heat
   setting for 3-5 hours. Toast buns; spoon meat mixture
   over buns and sprinkle with cheese. Serves 8.
   
   For 5 or 6 quart crockery cooker:  Double all
   ingredients. Prepare as above.  Makes 16 servings.
   
   For 1 quart crockery cooker:  Omit water.  Use 1 pound
   ground beef; 1 medium onion, chopped; 1 small clove
   garlic, minced; one 6 oz can hot-style tomato juice;
   1/4 c catsup; 1 TBSP brown sugar; 1 TBSP chopped
   canned jalapeno peppers; 2 tsp prepared mustard; 1 tsp
   chili powder; 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce; 4 or 5
   hamburger buns; and shredded cheese. Prepare as above.
   Cook for 6-10 hours. Makes 4-5 servings.
  
 
 
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