Move over Joe!! There is a new and improved version of your classic. These Sloppy Dorothy sandwiches are made with Dorothy Lynch Dressing and will have you licking your fingers in pure satisfaction!
Tailgating season is upon us. Not just here in Nebraska, but across the country, fans are dusting off their tailgating gear, and planning food for the games. We are no different. Our beloved Huskers have an exciting year ahead. One of our football greats, Scott Frost, a fan favorite, has come home to coach, and Nebraskans couldn’t be anymore excited or supportive.
This recipe is sponsored by Dorothy Lynch Dressing. All of the opinions and love of their Nebraska-Made Home Style dressing are my own.
I have lived in Nebraska my whole life. Nebraska is a football state, through and through. We support our Cornhuskers, and all things Nebraska. Pride in our state comes in many ways. We support our community, our farmers and the products that are made here in our state. One of Nebraska’s best known food staples? Dorothy Lynch Home Style Dressing.
Dorothy Lynch got it’s start in the 1940’s at the Legion Club in St. Paul, Nebraska. Dorothy made her homemade dressing for the restaurant, and people fell in love with it. They even brought in their own bottles to have them filled with this delicious dressing. These days, the famed dressing is made in a 64,000 square foot plant in Duncan, Nebraska, population 351. Dorothy Lynch dressing is available in Home Style and Fat Free. Dorothy Lynch contains no MSG, cholesterol, or trans fats and is gluten free.
What Does Dorothy Lynch Taste Like?
Because of it’s color, people may think it would taste like French dressing. Not true. Where most French dressings have an oil base, Dorothy Lynch has a tomato base. It’s thick and creamy and has a sweet & spicy flavor that everyone can enjoy. It simply tastes homemade. It tastes like home. It’s not just for salads, though. It’s awesome as a dip, (my husband loves to dip fried chicken in it!) use it as a marinade, or even on pizza! It’s simply fantastic on everything from veggies to BBQ. Try it as an addition to your favorite recipes. It’s a natural fit in the traditional “Sloppy Joe,” with it’s sweet and spicy tomato flavor.
Sloppy Dorothy’s make great tailgating food. They feed a crowd, you can keep them hot in a crock pot or place the pot on your grill to warm them up. Serve them up with American cheese slices, dill pickles and potato chips. (Potato chips make excellent “scoops” for anything that hits the plate) — oh… and napkins. You’ll need those, too!
What’s in a Sloppy Dorothy Sandwich?
- pounds lean ground beef
- minced garlic cloves
- salt & pepper
- mustard, garlic and onion powder
- tomato paste and water
- Worcestershire sauce
- Dorothy Lynch Home Style Dressing
Sloppy Dorothy Sandwiches are made with fresh ingredients. Serve them up on soft hamburger style buns with American cheese and dill pickles.
Everyone is sure to love a Sloppy Dorothy, don’t you agree? Just look at that homemade goodness.
Dorothy Lynch is a longtime supporter of Husker athletics. I was honored to be able to develop a recipe for a company that I have known and respected all of my life.
Where do I get my own bottle of Dorothy Lynch Dressing?
Dorothy Lynch Dressing can be purchased at most grocery stores in Nebraska, and can be found at select grocery stores around the country, including Walmart and HyVee. If you can’t find it there, you can always get your pantry stocked with Dorothy Lynch by shopping Buy Nebraska or Amazon!
Here’s to fall, football and food!
- 1 ½ pounds lean ground beef
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 Tablespoon dried onion (or ¼ cup fresh)
- Fresh cracked black pepper, to taste
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon mustard powder
- 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste + 1 can water
- 2 Tablespoons honey
- ½ cup Dorothy Lynch Salad Dressing
- 1 ½ Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce
- For Serving: 6-8 hamburger buns
- dill pickle slices and American cheese slices (optional)
To adapt this recipe for a crock pot: Brown hamburger with onion, garlic and salt and pepper. Add the meat and the rest of the ingredients (with the exception of buns, cheese and pickles) to your slow cooker. Stir and cook on low for 5-6 hours. Enjoy on buns with cheese and pickles. (Don't forget the potato chips!)
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