Sloppy Joes Texas Style

*ingredients :

° 1 pound ground beef
° Olive or canola oil as needed
° Half a cup of water
° 1 cup ketchup
° 1 tablespoon brown sugar
° 1 minced garlic clove or ½ teaspoon garlic powder
° 1 chopped red or green pepper
° ½ large yellow onion, chopped (or small)
° 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
° 12 slices of American cheese
° 6 slices Texas Toast (see note)

* instructions :

1. Heat a large frying pan over a moderate heat.
2. Add a little oil.
3. Add the meat, sweet pepper, and onion (and garlic if using fresh).
4. Cook, stirring constantly, breaking up any large pieces of meat with a wooden spoon until meat is fully cooked.
5. Get rid of any excess grease.
6. Turn down the heat.
7. Now add the water, ketchup, mustard, garlic (if using powder), Worcestershire sauce, and sugar.
8. Stir well and cook for 8 minutes or until sauce is thicker.
9. Meanwhile, heat the grill.
10. Grill Texas toast until golden.
11. Now add a piece of cheese to each slice of toast and roast for half a minute.
12. Put a little of the meat mixture on top of each piece of toast with cheese. Add another slice of cheese on top.
13. Roast again until cheese melts.
14. Her feet are hot

Enjoy !