Ground Bison Sloppy Joes
- 3/4 cup red beet (2-3 small beets) – chopped
- 1 cup white onion
- 1 1/2 cups carrots
- 1 1/2 cups sweet potato
- 4 garlic cloves
- 3/4 tsp dried oregano
- 2 tsp dried basil
- 1 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1 1/2 cups bone broth
- 1 tbsp lemon juice (1/2 lemon)
- 1 tbsp lard
- 1 lb ground bison
- 1 celery stock
- 1 tbsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp sea salt
- 1 tbsp lard
- Cut beets into small, 1 inch chunks, and boil in a small sauce pan for 10 minutes until fork tender, draining into a cylinder once cooked.
- Next, chop sweet potato and carrots into 1/2-1 inch pieces, mince garlic, and dice onion and celery.
- Heat 1 tbsp lard in a large sauce pan over medium-low heat.
- Once hot, add minced garlic, diced onion, chopped carrots and sweet potato, and boiled beets to the pan, sprinkling with 1 1/2 tsp sea salt, oregano, and dried basil.
- Allow the mixture to cook on medium-low for 8 minutes.
- Add in bone broth and turn the heat to medium-high, allowing the mixture to simmer for 10 minutes with a cracked lid.
- Once finished simmering, add mixture to a food processor with lemon juice, blending until desired consistency is reached.
- Back in the large pan, heat remaining tbsp of lard over medium-low heat.
- Once hot, add chopped celery and ground bison, sprinkling with garlic, sea salt, and onion powder, and allowing to cook for 5-8 minutes, until the meat is no longer pink.
- Pour prepared sauced over cooked meat, stir to combine, and turn the burner to low, allowing the mixture to fully incorporate and heat through.
- Remove the pan from the heat and serve the sloppy joe sauce over spaghetti squash, a lettuce wrap, cauliflower rice, or anything else you like!