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Hidden Veggie Sloppy Joe Sliders

Your kids won't even notice the hidden vegetables in these super-cute and fun-to-eat sandwiches!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 371kcal
Author: Kristin


  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1/2 cup chopped butternut squash
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 pound Certified Angus Beef® Brand extra lean ground beef
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons yellow mustard
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 3 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Mince the cauliflower using a food processor. Chop the squash or, if you want it to be well-hidden, mince it with the food processor also.
  • Add a little olive oil to a skillet and heat over medium-high heat. Add the onion, cauliflower and squash and cook until they begin to get soft.
  • Add the ground beef and cook until brown (if you don't use very lean ground beef, you may want to brown it in a separate skillet so you can easily drain the grease).
  • Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Serve on mini whole grain rolls.


Calories: 371kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 660mg | Potassium: 598mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 2090IU | Vitamin C: 18.3mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 2.6mg