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Jun 7, 2010

Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

3 lbs. ground beef (I used 85% lean)
2 c. chopped onion
1 1/2 c. diced celery
3 cloves minced garlic
3 Tb. brown sugar
2 Tb. gluten-free soy sauce (Bragg’s Liquid Aminos or San-J wheat free)
2 Tb. apple cider vinegar
1 1/2 c. ketchup (I used Wild Harvest organic)
1/2 c. water

In a skillet, cook the ground beef and onion until the meat is browned and the onion is soft.  Drain.  Place all ingredients in your slow cooker and stir to mix well.  Cook on low 4 – 6 hours. 

Note:  Today’s slow cookers are much hotter than old ones.  Even on low I find that 4 hours is often enough.  Since the beef is already cooked in this recipe, test the celery for doneness to determine when it’s ready.  If it gets done and you are not ready to eat, use the warm setting if you have one.

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