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Friday, April 27 2012

The ever-so-popular Sloppy Joe sandwich takes on a Greek flair with your choice of beef or lamb, bulgur, and feta cheese.


Greek-Style Sloppy Joes
Recipe from 
Servings: Makes 6 sandwiches
Total Time: 20 mins
     pound  lean ground lamb or beef
    1/2  cup  chopped onion (1 medium)
     15-ounce can  tomato sauce
    1/3  cup  bulgur
     teaspoon  dried oregano, crushed
    1/2  teaspoon  salt
    1/4  teaspoon  black pepper
     cups  shredded romaine lettuce
       kaiser rolls, split and toasted
     ounces  crumbled feta cheese with tomato and basil or plain feta cheese
In a large skillet cook ground meat and onion until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain off fat. Stir in tomato sauce, bulgur, oregano, salt, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until desired consistency, stirring occasionally.
To assemble, arrange romaine on bottom halves of rolls. Spoon meat mixture on romaine. Sprinkle with feta cheese; replace top halves of rolls.
Makes 6 sandwiches
nutrition information
Calories 418, Total Fat 17 g, Saturated Fat 7 g, Monounsaturated Fat 6 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 67 mg, Sodium 1086 mg, Carbohydrate 42 g, Total Sugar 4 g, Fiber 4 g, Protein 23 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 9%, Calcium 18%, Iron 24%. Exchanges: Starch 2.5, Other Carbohydrate .5, Medium-Fat Meat 3. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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