Italian Sloppy Joes
A family favorite elevated with an Italian twist. These Italian Sloppy Joe's have familiar pizza flavors such as Italian sausage, tomato, onions, garlic, peppers and mushrooms and cheese in the convenience of a sandwich!
1 pound Italian turkey sausage, or regular Italian Sausage, remove casing1/2 pound lean ground beef1 medium onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, minced1 red bell pepper, chopped1 green bell pepper, chopped8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms1 (28 ounce) can Red Gold® Crushed Tomatoes 28 oz1 (6 ounce) can Red Gold® Tomato Paste 6 ozSalt and black pepper to taste6 whole wheat buns6 slices provolone cheese1 cup fresh baby spinach
- In a large skillet cook the sausage and ground beef; breaking into small pieces until cooked through, about 5 to 6 minutes. Add onion and garlic and cook an additional 2 minutes. Drain very well.
- Add peppers, mushrooms, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, rosemary, salt and black pepper. Cover and cook on low for 25 minutes.
- Sandwich Build: Place a piece of cheese on each bun.Top with meat mixture and finish with few spinach leaves.