Skip to content

Sloppy Joes Arab style?

IMG_0869

Years ago I was introduced to this recipe. I have no idea if it is a real Middle Eastern recipe or just something that was thrown together in my mother in laws house on a busy day. As soon as I tried it I was reminded of Sloppy Joes! I made it here and there throughout the years adding my own (sugar and tomato paste) American touch. Of course they did not eat this on a bun but with Arabic bread. So, here is my version of this easy and hearty dish!

Ingredients

1 pound  ground beef

1 onion chopped

1 green bell pepper chopped

7 roma tomatoes– approximately 4 cups chopped tomatoes

1 tsp. salt or to taste

pinch of pepper or to taste

1 Tbs. sugar

1 – 6 ounce can tomato paste

1 cup water

Directions

Fry ground beef until well done, when beef is completely cooked, add onions,

peppers, tomatoes, salt and pepper.

IMG_0862

Cover and let this cook until the vegetables are soft and tomatoes have broken down, do not rush this step. Add tomato paste and water, mix well.  I let this simmer, lightly bubbling, (stirring several times) for 30 minutes (approximately) to get the flavors mixed in well. In the last 5 minutes of cooking add the sugar and then season to taste. Serve on a bun.

IMG_0866

lynz real cooking

Author blogger mom of nine

Fly 'n Things

A random flight through some of my extraordinary flying adventures

Merry Motherhood

Musings of a first-time mommy

Live Out Crazy

Shreya Jindal

Life of Hayley

Making the most of my twenties

Fictionista

Flash Fiction / Musings Of Darnell Cureton

Sorryless

So Many Buns . . So Little Coffee

for a rainy day

Photography & Lifestyle.

Loveyashian

Love in the air...you feel that!😍

Beth Warstadt

It is no small thing to offer respite to a weary soul.

Luna

Every now and then my head is racing with thoughts so I put pen to paper

Bernadine’s Bakery

Delicious recipes from me to you

M.B. HENRY

Following the Path to the Past

KaylaAnn

Write, Drink Tea, Live Life, Repeat

Popsicle Society

It's all about you

CoffeeMamma

Just a Mom that loves her family, coffee & blog.

Stephen Page

Author: The Timbre of Sand, Still Dandelions, A Ranch Bordering the Salty River. Alum: Palomar College, Columbia University, Bennington College. Follow on twitter @SmpageSteve on Instagram @smpagemoria on Facebook @steven.page.1481

Horses Dirt and Motherhood

Vicki Reinke: Mom, Grandma, Farmer, Author

The Moral Traveller

Politics | Travel | philosophy

The Solivagant Writer

The world is my playground; the pen, my friend

No Plate Like Home

Nourishing One Pot Soups for You!

A non artist

Just a girl with some blogs

What do you mean ?

“Every human life contains a potential. It that potential is not fulfilled, that life was wasted.” ― C.G. Jung

Ramblings of a Writer

Living the Path of Life

LIBARAH

Just bcoz something’s toxic doesn’t mean its not tasty.

%d bloggers like this: