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Canned Sloppy Joes
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method

Cooking Directions:
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3 pounds ground beef
1 1/2 cups diced onion
3 garlic cloves -- minced
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons prepared mustard
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon thyme
2 cups catsup
1 cup chili sauce
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons lemon juice

Follow manufacturer's directions for preparing home canning jars and
two-piece vacuum caps.

Brown ground beef, onion and garlic in a large saucepot. Drain off fat;
set aside.

Combine brown sugar and mustard. Add remaining ingredients to brown sugar
mixture. Combine beef mixture and sauce. Heat thoroughly. Carefully
ladle hot mixture into hot jars, leaving 1-inch headspace. Remove air
bubbles with a nonmetallic spatula. Wipe jar rim clean. Place lid on jar
with sealing compound next to glass. Screw band down evenly and firmly
just until a point of resistance is met -- fingertip tight. Process 1
hour and 15 minutes at 10 pounds pressure for altitudes of 1,000 ft or

To serve: Reheat in a saucepot on top of range about 15 minutes, or
reheat in jar in microwave oven. Remove band and lid before microwave

This recipe yields about 6 pints.

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