3 pounds very lean ground beef (90-95%) 1 pound onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded and chopped 1 can (28 ounces) thick tomato purée 1 can (6 ounces) unsalted tomato paste 1 cup beef broth or stock, fat free, low sodium 2 tablespoons brown sugar, lightly packed 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2-3 tablespoons chipotle chile* with adobo sauce (or to taste), finely chopped 1 teaspoon kosher salt
Nutritional information per serving: Calories 186 (43% from fat) • carb. 10g • pro. 17g • fat 9g • sat. fat 3g • chol. 51mg • sod. 168mg • calc. 23mg • fiber 2g
Preheat the Cuisinart™ Electric Skillet to 350°F; brown meat, breaking up chunks with the back of a spoon. Add the onion, garlic and chopped pepper; stir for 1 minute. Add tomato purée, tomato paste, beef broth, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, chipotle and salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 45 minutes, until slightly thickened. Serve on sandwich rolls. *Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce can be found in the specialty food section of most well-stocked grocery stores. Unused Chipotle pepper in sauce will keep in the refrigerator for up to a week, or may be frozen.