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Sloppy Joes

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Sloppy Joes

MetPro Serving Breakdown:

Yields 5 MetPro Servings Total
Breakdown per serving without bun = 1 veg carb, 2 protein
MetPro Basic Breakdown= 5g veg carb, 30g protein

Carb pairings (options vary depending on what phase you are on):

  • Phases 7, 670 and higher:
    ½ hamburger bun (Dave’s killer bread) = 1 meal carb (Basic= 15g meal carb)
    2.5 oz baked potato = 1 meal carb (Basic= 15g meal carb)
    1 slice wheat or sourdough bread = 1 meal carb (Basic= 15g meal carb)

  • Phases 410-610 and phases 4-6:
    3oz sweet potato = 1 meal carb (Basic= 15g meal carb)
    ⅓ cup brown rice or quinoa = 1 meal carb (Basic= 15g meal carb)

  • Phases 3, 3.5, 30 and 35:
    3oz bell pepper = 1 veg carb (Basic= 15g veg carb)
    Romaine lettuce wrap = free food



  • ½ tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves Fresh Garlic
  • 1 cup Yellow Onion, diced, (about 1 medium onion)
  • 22 oz 93% Ground Lean Beef
  • 1 cup No Salt Added Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sweet & Spicy Mustard
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tsp Hot Sauce
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flake
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Salt


1.) Heat oil in a large skillet and add onions and garlic to the pan when hot. Cook the onions and garlic, stirring frequently, until they begin to soften, about 3 minutes.’
2.) Add the ground beef to the pan, breaking it up and mixing it in with the garlic and onions. Cook for about 5 minutes, until the meat is just about cooked, and broken into smaller pieces.
3.) Next add the remaining ingredients: tomato sauce, mustard, Worcestershire, hot sauce, red pepper, salt, and pepper. Stir everything together until well combined and then cover with a lid and allow to simmer for 10 minutes, stirring every few minutes to prevent burning.
4.) Remove the sloppy joe meat from the heat and serve on your bun of choice.

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