Sweet & Smoky Meat Sauce



1.5 Pounds Ground Beef (85/15)

1/2 Sweet Onion (Small Dice)

1 Red Bell Pepper (Small Dice)

1 Tablespoon Garlic

1.5 Cups Ketchup

1/2 Cup Sweet & Smoky Blend



Step #1  Saute onions & peppers for ten minutes over medium heat .  Add garlic.  Saute an additional five minutes or until the onions are slightly browned.   Remove them from heat and set aside.

Step #2  Add the ground beef and cook thoroughly.  Break up any clumps.  Remove from heat and strain out extra oil & water.  Put back in pan and add onions, peppers , and garlic.    Add ketchup and cook an additional 5 minutes.  

Step #3  Turn off heat and add the Sweet & Smoky blend and mix into the meat sauce.   Let sit for 5 minutes and serve..