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The Best Sloppy Joes

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  • 1 pound lean ground beef (or turkey)
  • 4 ounces diced green chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 chopped onion (small)
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 4 hamburger buns (large)
  • cheese slices (optional)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium59% DV1410mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein63% DV32g
    Carbs16% DV47g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories430Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate47g16%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C30%

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


    Andrea Dalton 11 days ago
    Good and easy. Husband approved.
    ca b. a month ago
    Great flavor Made as directed
    Trina K. 2 months ago
    Family loved it! This is the third time I have made it and I would never go back to the canned stuff
    Brian 3 months ago
    Family loved these!!!!! I’ll definitely be making these again!!!
    Alex 4 months ago
    Really awesome! Truely is best sloppy joe. Plan to try the buffalo next
    Scott N. 4 months ago
    The family liked it. I’ll save it up make it again. Thank You.
    lisa scheuer 5 months ago
    I’ve made this recipe many times. I use buffalo meat sometimes that give it a deeper flavor. We love the sloppy joes this recipe makes.
    Russell Litterell 8 months ago
    Followed the recipe, loved it. The longer it simmers the better it is.
    Foy 9 months ago
    Followed the recipe, but used apple cider vinegar. Was delicious.
    Lieanna Pick a year ago
    This was a really great recipe! Loved the flavor.
    Sue a year ago
    Absolutely delicious!!! I am not a huge sloppy Joes fan but this is delicious. My husband and I ate it for dinner with leftovers. I definitely make again and will share recipe with family and friends
    Cathy a year ago
    Yum! I made this with ground chicken breast as a healthier alternative. Very tasty! Loved it!
    awesome family loved it maybe next time leave chiles out
    Sierra Krippner a year ago
    Super tasty! I was a bit worried, because fam said they liked Manwich better than scratch sloppy joes, but I wanted to try it, and this recipe changed their minds! Quick and easy, might take down the sugar a bit next time
    Sandy D a year ago
    These are the best! Complex flavor and great consistency. I served in pitas so filling would stay put and that worked out well, Thank you!
    Dawn a year ago
    Turned out great with ground turkey
    SophiaMeak 2 years ago
    Delicious, I forgot to add Mustard but it was still so good! SUB- jalapeno peppers
    Jason Babl 2 years ago
    excellent better then can stuff
    Marie Boyer 2 years ago
    Much better than canned sauce! Easy to make.
    Jeffrey C. 2 years ago
    Best Sloppy Joe's I've ever made or served. My local store did not have green chilies so I substituted a can of Rotel and added Red Bell Pepper. Not much left for leftovers..... My phone will not allow me to rate 5 Stars. I would rate it 5+
    Linda J. 2 years ago
    Great,, easy and quick. Everyone loved it. Added pick a pepper instead of vinegar.. yummy!
    Leonora Scelfo 2 years ago
    This is the second I have made them! I asked the kids if I should make this again and it was a resounding YES! The second time around I really didn’t have to measure much- just went by memory- and I added some garlic powder- Montreal steak seasoning - and barbecue sauce! SO EASY! I never knew I liked sloppy joes as well!
    Anne 2 years ago
    Loved it! I used red wine vinegar instead of apple cider vinegar and a couple shakes of Montreal steak seasoning. Kept everything else the same. Can’t beat the simplicity and you’re lucky if you happen to have a family that’ll eat sloppy joes (my picky crew won’t so I made it for my lunch and will freeze the leftovers) so mommas looking for something good and quick for dinner this is a great recipe.
    Brittany H. 2 years ago
    Literally the best sloppy joes ever!!
    Gstettenbauer 2 years ago
    First time trying this out and the family loved it. I had to double up on the recipe so next time I will tweak it a bit to suit my personal preference. Tasty none the less.
    Tony A. 2 years ago
    turned out awesome had a great flavor and a nice little zest nothing on this receipe
    Kayleen 2 years ago
    Second time making this and it’s always awesome. Will defiantly be one of my go -toos for a quick yummy dinner :) Left overs are always really good too!!!!
    Behrendt Huff 2 years ago
    BEST sloppy joes we have ever had. we used 505 green salsa instead of green chilies.
    Tiffany Tapia 2 years ago
    This recipe was super easy and soooo good. My fiancé is always asking me to make these sloppy Joes now at least once a week!
    Carla V. 2 years ago
    Heather these sloppy joes are absolutely amazing. we have tried it with bread, pasta and even as tacos. Best of the best!