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Sloppy Joe Beef & Lettuce Wraps

Prep Time:

Cook Time:



15 minutes

25 minutes


About the Recipe

Sloppy Joe Beef & Lettuce Wraps


  • 7 oz lean ground beef

  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 3/4 tsp salt

  • 1/2 cup white onion

  • 2 tbsp green onion minced

  • 2/3 cup celery minced

  • 2 tsp garlic minced

  • 1/2 tbsp white vinegar

  • 2 tbsp tomato paste

  • 2 butter lettuce leaves

  • 4 oz button mushrooms minced

  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper minced


  • Be sure to chop all the vegetables really fine, using a chopper or food processor.

  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add meat to the skillet, breaking it up as it cooks. Season with cayenne pepper.

  • Cook until meat browns.

  • Add onion, green onion, celery, garlic, mushrooms and red bell pepper. Reduce heat to medium.

  • Add white vinegar and cook for 5 minutes.

  • Add tomato paste, stirring to combine well. Cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook for an additional 5 minutes. Serve approximately 1/3 cup of the sloppy joe mixture on each leaf of butter lettuce. Three lettuce leaf wraps per serving.

Make a double batch and eat leftovers later in the week

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