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Sloppy Joes Recipe

Sloppy Joes
How to make Sloppy Joes

About Sloppy Joes Recipe: Crusty bread topped with a delicious lamb mince, roasted eggplants and cheddar cheese. Combine this with a beer or some fizzy drink and you're sorted.

  • Total Cook Time 45 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 35 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Sloppy Joes

  • 1 crusty bread loaf or 2-3 slices white bread
  • 2 tbsp cheddar cheese
  • For the mince:
  • 1 onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 200 gms lamb mince (keema)
  • 1 tsp zeera powder
  • 1 tsp rosemary
  • to taste salt
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1 potato (mashed), boiled
  • coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • For the eggplants:
  • 3 baby eggplants
  • 1 tsp zeera powder
  • 1 tsp oil
  • A pinch of salt

How to Make Sloppy Joes

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Prepare the eggplants:

Slice the baby eggplants. Place them on a baking tray.
Drizzle some oil, zeera powder and salt.
Bake for 7-10minutes at 200 degrees C.

Prepare the mince:

In a blender make a fine paste of the onion, ginger, garlic and green chilli.
In a pan add oil, the onion mixture. Saute till onions start to turn pink.
Add the lamb mince. Cook till meat starts turning brown. Add zeera powder, rosemary & salt.
Add some red wine and tomato juice. Let it reduce.
Add the boiled potato, the baked eggplants, coriander and tomato.
Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Plating up:

On a baking tray place 1/2 a loaf of bread (slit lengthwise).
Drizzle some olive oil on it. Add the mince on it and sprinkle some cheddar cheese.
Bake for 10-15 minutes or till the cheese melts at 180-200 degree C.

Key Ingredients: crusty bread loaf or 2-3 slices white bread, cheddar cheese, onion, garlic cloves, green chilli, oil, lamb mince (keema), zeera powder, rosemary, salt, red wine, tomato juice, potato (mashed), coriander leaves, tomato, baby eggplants, zeera powder, oil, salt

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