Mississippi on the Menu

Mississippi Beef

You’ll be greeted with smiles and happy family members when your answer is “Beef Is What’s For Dinner!” Mississippi beef is raised on 15,940 family farms to provide delicious healthy beef for family meals.

In 2016, Mississippi Farm Raised Beef brought in 315 million production value.  Covington County was the top producing county for 2016.

Your family will enjoy this recipe for Quick & Easy Sloppy Joes.  Use it lots of ways for a hot hearty sandwich, a saucy taco filling or a beefy good topping for salads and baked potatoes. 

Quick and Easy Sloppy Joes

1 pound lean ground beef

1 medium onion, chopped

Salt & pepper to taste

1 cup ketchup

1 cup cola

Brown the ground beef with onion, salt and pepper. 

Once there is no more pink in the meat, add the ketchup and cola.  You can adjust the amounts of the ketchup and cola depending on how sloppy you like your “joes” as long as you use equal amounts. 

Let simmer until liquids thickened.  Serve on buns with pickle slices.

Information prepared by Nancy Freeman, Consultant, msunancyf@bellsouth.net

Information provided by Farm Families of Mississippi, farmfamilies-staging.pntmsip1-liquidwebsites.com