Sloppy joes

Entertain at your own American diner.

Tip: We used 15cm bamboo skewers. Brioche buns are available from major supermarkets. If you prefer, toast buns under the oven grill on a chargrill plate. 




Heat oil in a large, non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Add onion, capsicums and garlic. Cook. Stir occasionally, until soft. 

2. Add beef. Cook, stirring to break up mince, for about 5 minutes, or until browned. Stir in tomatoes and chipotle sauce. Season with salt and pepper. 

3. Bring to boil. Cover with lid. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes, or until thickened. Uncover. Arrange cheese over top. Cover. Cook for a further 1 to 2 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Remove from heat.

4. Meanwhile, heat a separate, large frying pan over a medium high heat. Place buns cut side down. Cook for about 1 to 2 minutes, or until lightly toasted. Remove. 

5. Divide beef mixture among bases. Replace tops. Secure pickles to tops with skewers. 

6. Serve with potato crisps. 

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