I make Joe's every couple of months, here's my take. No measurements, I just eyeball it to taste and adjust.
Brown off ground beef, season (in place of salt) with beef base, add diced onion & red and green bell peppers. I'll add celery too if I have it.
Equal parts ketchup and tomato sauce, one can of stewed tomatoes.
Season with black pepper, granulated garlic, granulated onion, Tbsp smoked paprika.
To taste, brown sugar and balsamic vinegar. I also add a good...