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Jeff's Sloppy Joes

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars

"This is a spicier version of sloppy Joes. Try adding some hot pepper sauce for even more 'kick'! Serve on your favorite style bun."
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20 m servings 235
Original recipe yields 8 servings (8 to 10 servings)


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  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, green bell pepper, celery and oregano. Saute for 5 minutes, or until onion is tender. Transfer this mixture to a plate and reserve for later.
  2. In the same skillet over medium high heat, combine the ground beef and sausage and saute for 10 minutes, or until well browned. Add reserved onion mixture, chili sauce, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 235 calories; 15.4 8.9 14.9 46 296 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This was one of the best sloppy joe recipes I've ever tried. It has a great zesty flavor. It is definately a keeper.

Most helpful critical review

tasty and different, because of the chili sauce, i added mushroom soup, because I thought it was too runny

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This was one of the best sloppy joe recipes I've ever tried. It has a great zesty flavor. It is definately a keeper.

I have been making Jeff's Joes for a few years and love them! I am the kind of cook who tries a new recipe every time, but not for sloppy joes. I love the extra kick from the chili sauce and m...

Tangy. Different. My son and DH loved these. I didn't have Italian sausage so I used another half lb. of ground chuck. I let this simmer for about forty minutes. My guys loved this, I didn't as ...

I love this recipe because it has celery, and it uses real vinegar, not white vinegar which is a cleaning agent & really is not safe for human consumption. A recipe is a guide... not an absolute...

Top notch! I did have to make a few changes though. For one, I left out the sausage, and just used additional burger. I used hot taco sauce in place of the chili sauce and left out the green ...

Very good, I doubled the recipe to accommodate my guest. I made them into little sliders and everyone loved them! I gave my picky husband a little to try and he came over in the kitchen and ju...

Followed the recipe exactly and thought it was wonderful! The sausage added a nice flavor. Next time I will probably try hot sausage to add a bit of more kick - Thanks Jeff!!

I made exactly as stated. I didn't think these were spicy at all. Tangy maybe. Yummy definitely.

I love the combination of Italian sausage and ground beef. I was hungry for Sloppy Joes and since I normally buy the canned stuff which I don't have on hand, I decided to try this recipe. I ha...