Homemade Organic Hamburger Helper Classic Sloppy Joe

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 lb. grass-fed ground beef or 1 pint Homemade Organic Frozen Ground Beef Mix
  • 3 cups organic fusilli pasta
  • 2 cups Homemade Organic Beef Stock
  • 1-1/2 cups Homemade Organic Vegetable Stock
  • 1/4 cup grass-fed organic whole milk
  • 3 Tbsp. organic tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup organic diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup organic diced yellow onion
  • 3/4 cup organic diced green bell pepper
  • 2-3 organic cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. organic distilled white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. organic light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. organic cane sugar
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 tsp. organic paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. organic freshly ground peppercorn blend
  • 1/4 tsp. organic turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp. organic cayenne pepper (optional)

Here’s How I do it:

  1. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Beef Mix:  Pour 1/4 cup water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen beef mix, bell pepper, diced tomatoes and onions.  Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces.  Add the garlic; Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 4.
  2. Brown the beef in a saucepan until halfway browned.
  3. Add the onions, bell pepper, diced tomatoes and garlic and saute with the ground beef for 6 to 7 minutes until the beef is brown and the onions are clear.
  4. Add the beef stock, veggie stock, tomato paste and milk, stir well.
  5. Add the fusilli pasta, stir well.
  6. Add the paprika, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper (if using); Stir well.
  7. Slowly bring the mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the noodles are al-dente, approximately 16-22 minutes.
  8. Enjoy!
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