Cupboard Sloppy Joes

I had some food items I had to use up and I was bored. So I played a combination of Iron Chef and Chopped. Cupboard sloppy joes.
My wife said it’s the best sloppy joe she’s had. I went a little crazy and did pizza but this is simple and it tastes great. You can find out what I did at

1 pound ground beef or use  2 cup black lentils to go vegetarian
8 oz mushrooms sautéed
1 green pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 jar pizza sauce
1 jar mild salsa
Oil for cooking
1′ package pizza dough
8 oz cheddar cheese

Make pizza dough according to package dire

Brown ground beef in a large skillet with pepper onion powder
In second pan add oil mushroom until they brown with garlic powder
Add mushrooms to ground beef
Add pizza sauce and salsa to pan
And cook on low for 10 minutes
Cut green green pepper into one inch squares

Spread pizza dough thin on a baking sheet

Bake pizza crust at 425 for 9 minutes

Top pizza crust with sloppy joe mix and top with cheddar cheese and bake for 5 minutes

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