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keto sloppy joes


  • 1 pound ground beef or turkey
  • 1 small white onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons light chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning 
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
  • ⅛ cup crushed tomato
  • ½ cup sugar-free barbecue sauce
  • 1 box of Mikey’s Original English Muffins
  • 1 plum tomato, sliced
  • Dill or sour (low-carb) pickle slices
  • 4 pieces leaf lettuce, washed


  1. Heat a nonstick pan over medium heat. Add meat and brown until almost fully cooked.
  2. Drain grease. Add onion, pepper, all seasonings and salt and pepper. Cook until veggies are soft (add a touch of water if necessary to prevent burning).
  3. Mix in mustard, crushed tomato and bbq sauce. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until thickened.
  4. Toast the English muffins according to the directions on the package. 
  5. Spoon meat onto the muffins and top with pickles, lettuce and tomato. Serve.