Green Chile Sloppy Joe


Our thanks to Laurie Nielsen Neumayer for this recipe.

1 lb. lean hamburger
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1/2 cup Heinz ketchup
1 can tomato sauce plus water to rinse out the can (about 1/2 a can)
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce
1 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. garlic powder
2 tsp. ground mustard
1 Tbsp. ground cumin
1 Tbsp. New Mexico Red Chile Powder

To top:

Sliced onions
Slices of Velveeta cheese
Chopped Green Chile

Brown the hamburger and onion together, until both are well cooked, at least 15-20 minutes. I don’t drain the hamburger/onion mixture, but this depends upon the cook. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer together for 30–60 minutes. It will look very wet at first, but the liquid cooks off. The more this cooks, the better it is. Leftovers are really good in a burrito or taco.

Place sloppy joe mixture on buns, top with sliced onions, Velveeta cheese and chopped green chile.

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