Paleo Sloppy Joes

Paleo Sloppy Joes

A paleo friendly version of your childhood favorite, the sloppy joe!

Paleo Buns

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour (can substitute arrowroot flour)
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil (melted)

Sloppy Joe Meat

  • 1 lbs ground beef (can substitute ground turkey)
  • 2 tbsp ketchup (for strict paleo, use Primal Kitchen ketchup)
  • 2 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic (minced)
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 whole onion (minced)
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil (can substitute coconut or olive oil)

Paleo Buns

  1. Preheat oven to 350*F.

  2. Combine almond flour, tapioca flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder in large bowl. Mix well.

  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, apple cider vinegar, and honey.

  4. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and then stir in 1 tbsp melted coconut oil.

  5. Using greased hands, form dough into four balls and place on a greased cookie sheet.

  6. Lightly brush each bun with the remaining melted coconut oil.

  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes.

  8. Allow buns to cool before cutting.

Sloppy Joe Meat

  1. In a large skillet, add avocado oil and minced onion.

  2. After about 3-4 minutes, add in ground beef, ketchup, mustard, coconut aminos, tomato paste, and seasonings and cook meat until brown.

  3. Let simmer on low for 5 minutes.

  4. Enjoy with your paleo buns!