Kickin' Sloppy Joes

Kickin' Sloppy Joes

Serves 6


1 tbsp. Kowalski's Extra Virgin Olive Oil
½ cup finely diced green bell pepper
¼ cup finely diced onion
1 ½ lbs. Kowalski's Certified Humane USDA Choice 93% Lean Ground Sirloin
- kosher salt and freshly ground Kowalski's Black Peppercorns, to taste
½ cup low-sodium beef broth
½ cup Kowalski's Signature Kickin' Kalbi Sauce
4 oz. can tomato paste
6 Kowalski’s Butter Burger Buns (from the Bakery Department)
- cooking spray, for toasting the buns
- yellow mustard, for serving (optional)
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  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; sauté bell pepper and onion in oil until tender (about 5 min.).
  2. Add beef; cook and crumble beef until meat is no longer pink (10-12 min.).
  3. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in broth, kalbi sauce and tomato paste; bring mixture to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook until sauce reaches desired thickness (2-3 min.), stirring frequently. Set aside; keep warm.
  5. Spray cut sides of buns with cooking spray; toast cut-side down on a griddle over medium heat until golden-brown (3-4 min.).
  6. Serve warm meat mixture on toasted buns with mustard, if desired.


  • Select a whole-wheat or whole-grain bun for your sandwiches to get a boost of fiber and B vitamins.