Sloppy Joes Homemade Recipe – “Dripping with Flavor” – EASY to Make!

Delicious Homemade Sloppy Joes.
Delicious Homemade Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes are classic American comfort food with a sweet and tangy flavor. This recipe makes an easy and inexpensive dinner that everyone will love!

This Sloppy Joes recipe makes 4 serves.

You can make this recipe in larger batches if you want and store leftover Sloppy Joe meat in the fridge for up to 4 days, or freeze for up to 3 months.

Sloppy Joes Ingredients

Sloppy Joes Ingredients - easy American comfort food recipe
Sloppy Joes Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • 1 small Onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon of Salt
  • 500 grams of Ground Beef
  • 1 small Red Pepper, diced
  • 1 cup of Tomato Passata
  • ¼ cup of Ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon of Brown Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of Mustard Powder
  • ½ teaspoon of Pepper, ground
  • 4 Burger Buns, to serve
  • ½ cup of Cheddar Cheese, shredded

How to Make Sloppy Joes

How to make Sloppy Joes - easy American comfort food recipe
How to make Sloppy Joes
  1. Place a saucepan over high heat and add the oil, onion, and salt. Saute for 5 minutes until the onion is translucent.
  2. Add the ground beef and saute until browned.
  3. Mix in the remaining ingredients (except the buns and cheddar).
  4. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 30-40 minutes, or until the mixture is thick and saucy.
  5. Serve on a burger bun, topped with cheddar cheese and mayonnaise.
Sloppy Joes - easy American comfort food recipe

Sloppy Joes

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Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
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Servings: 4 servings
Author: Gerri

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 500 grams Ground Beef
  • 1 Red Pepper diced
  • 1 cup Tomato Passata
  • ¼ cup Ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Brown Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Pepper ground
  • 4 Burger Buns to serve
  • ½ cup Cheddar Cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Place a saucepan over high heat and add the oil, onion, and salt. Saute for 5 minutes until the onion is translucent.
  • Add the ground beef and saute until browned.
  • Mix in the remaining ingredients (except the buns and cheddar).
  • Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 30-40 minutes, or until the mixture is thick and saucy.
  • Serve on a burger bun, topped with cheddar cheese and mayonnaise.
Homemade Sloppy Joes - American comfort food recipe
Homemade Sloppy Joes

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To make a larger batch of this Sloppy Joes recipe adjust the servings above.

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