Low Carb Sloppy Joes With Quick Pickled Cucumbers


1 tbsp olive oil
1 lb ground beef
1/3 tsp each salt & pepper
1 onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp chili powder
1/4 cup tomato paste
1 1/4 cups strained puréed tomatoes (passata)
1/4 cup Wholesome Allulose Liquid Sweetener
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp sriracha hot sauce
4 low-carb buns
For the Pickled Cucumbers:
1 cup cucumbers, sliced
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/3 cup Wholesome Allulose Liquid Sweetener
1 tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp sea salt


Sloppy Joes: Heat oil in large skillet set over medium heat; cook beef, salt and pepper for 5 to 8 minutes or until starting to brown.

Stir in onion, red pepper, garlic and chili powder for 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are softened. Stir in tomato paste; cook for 1 minute.

Stir in tomatoes and 1/4 cup water; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; stir in Allulose Liquid Sweetener, mustard and hot sauce.

Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until thickened.

Quick Pickled Cucumbers: Stir together cucumbers, vinegar, Allulose Liquid Sweetener, dill, garlic and salt. Let stand for 15 to 20 minutes or until cucumbers are lightly pickled.

Serve Sloppy Joes on low-carb buns with pickled cucumbers.

Tip: Substitute ground chicken, turkey or tofu crumbles for ground beef.

Makes: 4 Servings

 Nutrition Facts: Per 1/4 recipe, Calories 430, Fat 24g, Saturated Fat 6g, Cholesterol 60mg, Sodium 1100mg, Carbohydrate 30g, Fiber 18g, Sugars 8g, Protein 39g


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