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