G. Garvin’s Jalapeño Sloppy Joe

G. Garvin's Jalapeño Sloppy Joe

Sticking to a low-sodium diet? Cooking Channel's G. Garvin has the ultra-juicy recipe for you.


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp prepared yellow mustard
  • 3/4 low-sodium vegetable stock
  • 3 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp agave nectar
  • 1 tbsp low-sodium tomato paste
  • 1/2 diced jalapeño pepper, no seeds
  • Serve on buns


In a medium skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef; add onion, green pepper, jalapeno and tomato paste.

Stir in the garlic powder, mustard, stock and brown sugar; mix thoroughly. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Add agave nectar. Season with salt and pepper. Serve on buns.