Sesame Sloppy Joes
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
The Sesame Ginger sauce really perks up the traditional sloppy joe! Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 - cup(s) Sesame Ginger sauce
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 8 - hamburger buns**
  • Garnish: - sesame seeds**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the minced onion, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Drain and return to skillet. Add the Sesame Ginger sauce and stir through.
  2. Spoon the beef mixture onto hamburger buns and add sesame seeds to the meat.
  3. Prepare veggies.
  4. Serve Sesame Sloppy Joes with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain and let cool.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned and cooled ground beef
  • 1/2 cup Sesame Ginger sauce

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to a skillet for reheating.

Special notes

The Sesame Ginger sauce is found in the Asian aisle at your grocery store.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Make sure sauce is gluten-free. If you can’t find one, you could substitute 1/4 cup gluten-free soy sauce, 3 Tbsp sesame oil and 2 tsp ground ginger.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Sesame Sloppy Joes

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat the beef mixture over low heat in large skillet.
Serve meat with sesame seed garnish on hamburger buns with veggies.

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