I want to say that the Sloppy Joes lasted as many "leftover" days as I had budgeted for, but um... not so much. It was done that night. 6 servings between 2 people. This is a problem folks. On the up side, we skipped the bread and just put it in a bowl (yes, it's that good). On the down side... 6 servings between 2 people.
At least it was a Weight Watchers recipe, right?
So, for your viewing/culinary pleasure, here's the recipe from the WW Momentum Cookbook (paraphrased by me):
Low-and-Slow Slopp Joes
1 lb. lean ground beef (7% fat or less)
1 (14.5 oz) can of diced tomatoes
1 small onion, chopped
1 celery stalk, chopped (I left it our; we don't like celery)
3 TBSP dark brown sugar
2 TSP Worcestershire sauce
1.5 TSP cumin
1 TSP chili powder (I was liberal)
1/2 TSP salt
6 whole wheat sandwich rolls
- Brown the meat in a non-stick pan with some Pam over medium heat. Be sure to break it all up nicely.
- Transfer meat to slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients, except for rolls (duh). Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 6-8 hours.
- 1/2 cup of sloppy joe per roll. Or just put it in a bowl with maybe some shredder cheddar cheese. Holy crap, it's good.
If you eat a 1/2 cup of sloppy joe on a roll, it's 4 points per serving. If you eat 3 servings with no roll.... I estimated 8 points. But who knows. I guess I could put the ingredients into the WW recipe builder, but I'm too lazy. Sorry.
I know a lot of folks don't like to make crock pot stuff that needs browning or additional steps before hand. Here's the thing - just do it the night before, and put it in the fridge. Then assemble it in the morning and turn it on. The browning takes 5 minutes. Just do it.