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Quick Sloppy Joes

Submitted by: Jane Mahan, Elm Springs, AR 



Sunset Cooking for Two cookbook

 Preparation time, 15 minutes!!


1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 lb lean ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
Dash pepper
1/2 can (6-0z size) tomato paste
1/3 c water
1/4 c sweet pickle relish (this is the KEY INGREDIENT)
2 hamburger buns, split & toasted


Sprinkle salt in a wide frying pan over medium-high heat; crumble ground beef into pan, add onion, & cook, stirring until meat is browned & onions are limp (about 5 minutes). Drain & discard any fat. Stir in pepper, tomato paste, water, & pickle relish. Reduce heat & simmer, uncovered for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Spoon meat mixture over toasted buns. Makes 2 sandwiches.