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The BEST Homemade Sloppy Joes

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  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/3 green bell pepper (minced)
  • 1/2 yellow onion (large, minced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 dash hot sauce (optional)
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    Calories230Calories from Fat130
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat130
    Total Carbohydrate11g4%
    Dietary Fiber<1g2%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Trent Myers 5 months ago
    its good, we have made it couple of times when we dont have a can manwhich on hand. We leave out the hot sauce thought
    chook 6 months ago
    Great and it was yummy
    Kropielnicki a year ago
    This recipe is very good! Will make again.
    CD a year ago
    Great. I made several substitutions and particular choices for brands of ingredients. Used 93% lean ground turkey instead of beef. Used additional olive oil instead of butter. I chopped a generous amount of roasted red peppers from a jar instead of green pepper —- poured in a bit of the juice. Left out red pepper flakes and hot sauce. Chose GF, no-high-fructose corn syrup, non-GMO 78 Tomato Ketchup and Annie’s Worcestershire Sauce. Doubled the recipe for multiple day feast.
    Rita Woolery a year ago
    It turned out amazing I didn’t have any Worcestershire sauce so I used soy sauce it was fantastic I will make it a lot more
    Judy B a year ago
    I made this with all ingredients except the red pepper and hot sauce, and it turned out delicious. Great flavor and perfect consistency. Tastes like the sloppy joes my mom made when I was growing up!
    MasterLineCook 2 years ago
    This was good, but it needed more "sauce" even making it again with an extra amount of liquid it still seemed it could be a bit better. Good flavor though.
    Rachel 2 years ago
    Husband asks for it twice a week!
    Sally R. 2 years ago
    I usually end up "tinkering" with a recipe but did not with this one and it was fabulous. Kids even loved it. Perfect balance of sweet / sour. I'm afraid my other sloppy joe recipes just took a great big back seat to this one! Give it a go for sure!
    Alex Wee 2 years ago
    good stuff. make all the time
    Karl 2 years ago
    excellent. i am sensitive to the balance of sweet and spice so i made micro adjustments at the end to my taste.
    Killeen 2 years ago
    followed the recipe exactly except i didnt have any bell pepper. i found it to be a tiny bit sweeter than i would have liked. may use less sugar or no sugar next time. it was still delicious!!
    Christine Van Lew 2 years ago
    Love this recipe. I always use ground venison and double the recipe because leftovers are always needed! i usually substitue tomato sauce for tomato paste because thats more what i keep on hand.
    Tawnya Fletcher 2 years ago
    Really good. I used ground pork instead of ground beef and did not add the green peppers. I doubled the recipe for a party and it was a hit!
    Grace Balliro 2 years ago
    I used ground turkey instead of beef and this turned out AMAZING! My boyfriend and I loved it, will definitely be making this again. Love love love love love
    Bianca Hysquierdo 2 years ago
    Loved this recipe!!! Will cook this again soon.
    Matthew Bowden 2 years ago
    No bell pepper for the kids but extra red pepper flake, they like it spicy. It was a hit, will repeat it.
    Lyon 2 years ago
    I didn’t have chili powder, garlic cloves, or peppers so I used ground red pepper, garlic powder, and a little bit extra brown sugar. My kids loved it!!
    Rachie Tartz 2 years ago
    This recipe is really good! I used ground mustard over yellow mustard and it turned out amazing! 10/10 will cook again!
    Richards 2 years ago
    Didn't have tomato paste so I subbed in some traditional ”sensitive recipe” prego (doubled the amount used). Also had to make my own Worcestershire sauce (took 15 min cause I had to find the ingredients). Anyway, I had one before going out thinking is have another when I got home, but my husband and daughter are 5 between the two of them, so I think they were a hit.
    Colleen 2 years ago
    Wonderful! Very tasty. Will definitely make again.
    Carol 2 years ago
    Great recipe I added 1/2 tsp of turmeric and it was great
    Pam Misheck 3 years ago
    Very Good will make it again and again!
    Bethany Her 3 years ago
    So flavorful! I liked the bell peppers added in.