Breakfast Sloppy Joe

July 27, 2011

Author Notes:

After an evening of cocktails - had to decide which to vote for in last weeks contest - something hardy is called for at breakfast.

Not being American I have no idea how real Sloppy Joe's taste, but I have always been fascinated with the concept, and here is my take.


Serves: 4


Assemblin the Sloppy Joe's

  • 4 eggs
  • 4 whole grain rolls
  • Meat sauce
  • Sliced medium hot fresh chili

Meat sauce

  • 300 g minced beef
  • 1 medium red onion chopped
  • 1 small carrot cut into quater coins
  • 1 stalk celary cut into quater coins
  • 1 clove of garlic finely chopped
  • 1/2 medium hot chili finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried chili
  • 1 tablespoon Rooster sauce
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1/2 can chopped tomatoes
In This Recipe


  1. Heat oil and fry meat - when all has good color add cumin, dried chili, salt and pepper.
  2. Add onion, garlic and fresh chili and fry for 1-2 minutes until you can clearly smell the oinion and garlic.
  3. Add carrots and celery and fry a further 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add Rooster sauce and chopped tomatoes. And cook for at least 20 minutes over low to medium heat until all liquid has been cooked out.
  5. To assemble: Fry egg, toast roll. Add couple of spoonfuls of meat sauce to bottom half of roll, place fried egg on top and add a few fresh slices of medium hot chili on top.
  6. Cover with top part of roll. Serve with strong, hot coffee and enjoy - breaking a sweat is good ;)

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