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Sloppy Joes

A filling, warm recipe for little tummies before they head out trick-or-treating.

2 Tbsp. olive oil

1 cup chopped onion

2 cloves garlic, minced

3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper

3 stalks celery, chopped

1 lb. ground beef

1/2 lb. Italian sausage

1 (12 oz.) bottle chili sauce

1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce

2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar

1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

1 tsp. liquid smoke

1 Tbsp. brown sugar

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

buns for serving

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, green bell pepper and celery. Sauté for 5 minutes, or until onion is tender and transfer to a bowl.

In the same skillet over medium high-heat, combine ground beef and sausage and sauté for until cooked through. Add reserved onion mixture, chili sauce, tomato sauce, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, liquid smoke and brown sugar and mix well; season with salt and pepper to taste. Continue cooking for 15 minutes. Spoon onto buns and serve.

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