Sloppy Joes to the rescue! I found this delicious recipe on Allrecipes and we were very pleased with it. Ole Sweetie-Pi wishes it were saucier, and he may be right, but to me, any saucier, and you'll have a spaghetti meat sauce.
Sloppy Joe Sandwiches
(slightly adapted from this recipe at Allrecipes.com)
1/2 pound ground beef
1./2 cup diced peppers
1/2 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon prepared mustard **
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 hamburger buns, splitIn a saucepan, cook beef and diced peppers over medium heat until the beef is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the ketchup, water, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic powder, onion powder and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes. Serve on buns. You'll need a fork!
**I found this to be a too mustard-y in flavor, and for our tastes will reduce it to 1/2 teaspoon.