Low Carb Sloppy Joes

August 7, 2018Laura

I used to love Manwich before starting keto! I’ve been craving it for a long time and after looking at a can at the grocery store, decided I would make my own. It turned out really tasty and was approved by my non-keto husband! It actually tastes better than the canned sauce and is made with simple ingredients.

I used half of a Cutdacarb flatbread as my “bun” and it was perfect! I added the sloppy joe mixture and shredded cheese into the flatbread, folded it in half and pan fried it until it was crispy. I didn’t even miss the bun! You could also use your favorite low carb bun or bread for a more traditional sloppy joe. These sloppy joes are super easy to make and only require basic pantry ingredients. Enjoy!

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Low Carb Sloppy Joes

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Cook time: 25 minutes
  • Serves: 5
  • Calories 218.2

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp sugar free ketchup
  • 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp yellow mustard
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp each of salt & pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper

Method

  • 1)

    Add the ground beef to a large skillet. Break meat apart with spatula and cook over medium-high heat until no longer pink and cooked through. Drain any excess grease and set aside.

  • 2)

    Add chopped bell pepper and minced garlic to skillet. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Add cooked ground beef back into skillet.

  • 3)

    In a medium bowl, mix together tomato sauce, sugar free ketchup, soy sauce, mustard and seasonings. Stir well.

  • 4)

    Pour sauce over ground beef and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Serve on your favorite low carb buns, lettuce wraps or on low carb tortillas.

Notes

*Nutrition listed is for sloppy joe mixture only & does not include the low carb flatbread.

 

Nutrition (Per Serving)

Calories218.2
Fat13.6g
Carbohydrates5.1g
Fiber1.1g
Protein17.1g
Net Carbs4g
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