Cheesy Sloppy Joes
Prep 5 minutes Cook 15 Minutes Serves 6
½ pound lean ground beef (7% fat or less)
1 (10 ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables
1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
1 (1.3 or 1.5 ounce) package sloppy joe seasoning mix
3 whole wheat hamburger buns
6 (3/4 ounce) slices fat free cheddar cheese
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high hat. Add the beef and cook until browned, 4-5 minutes, stirring with a spoon to break it up. Discard any drippings.
Stir in the mixed vegetables, 1 1/3 cups of water, the tomato paste, and seasoning mix; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, and simmer, stirring, until thickened about 10 minutes.