Homemade Sloppy Joe – Best Recipe

Impress your family and friends with this homemade Sloppy Joe recipe. The best recipe for the traditional sandwich made with ground beef and simple seasonings.

Sloppy Joes are a classic American sandwich that has been a staple in many households for decades. The origins of the sandwich can be traced back to the 1930s, and it has since become a beloved comfort food for many. This recipe for Sloppy Joes uses high-quality ground beef, which is essential for the best flavor and texture.


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 (8 oz) can of tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 buns


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef until fully cooked. Drain off any excess grease.
  2. Add the onions, bell pepper, and garlic to the skillet and cook until softened.
  3. Stir in the tomato sauce, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard powder, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes or until the flavors have melded together.
  4. Toast the buns and spoon the Sloppy Joe filling onto each bun. Serve immediately.

Sloppy Joes are a quick and easy dinner idea that is perfect for busy weeknights. They are also a great way to use up leftover ground beef. For a healthier version, you can substitute ground turkey for beef. This recipe makes 4 servings, and each serving is approximately 310 calories. Some variations of the recipe include adding a can of kidney beans or using BBQ sauce instead of tomato sauce. If you have leftovers, you can refrigerate them for up to 3 days or freeze them for up to 3 months.


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