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Classic Sloppy Joes

Rated as 4.36 out of 5 Stars
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"Fun and filling, Sloppy Joes are the perfect solution for a speedy supper before driving the kids to practice or rehearsal. Moist, meaty and satisfying these tasty sandwiches will appeal to the kid in all of us."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 336
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan set over medium-high heat. Saute onions and green pepper for 5 minutes.
  2. Add beef to the pan. Cook, stirring until browned, about 5 to 10 minutes. Drain off fat.
  3. Stir in ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, salt and pepper. Simmer over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve on sandwich buns.

Footnotes

  • Twists:
  • Twist 1: For burger-appeal, jazz-up Sloppy Joes with additional toppings such as shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, grated cheese, sour cream or ranch dressing.
  • Twist 2: For a meat variation, use lean ground chicken or pork instead of beef.
  • Twist 3: For a Veggie boosted Joe, stir in 1 cup each shredded carrot and chopped mushrooms.
  • Twist 4: For a high fibre alternative, try whole-wheat pitas or rolls instead of sandwich buns.
  • Twist 5: For a chunkier Joe, use Heinz Chili Sauce, Chunky with Sweet Peppers instead of ketchup.
  • Twist 6: For a smokey-flavoured Joe, use one of the Heinz BBQ Sauces instead of ketchup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 336 calories; 10.8 46.4 15.7 40 1087 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This was a good basic recipe. Very tomatoey and ketchupy though. As it is, it is alright, but not one of my favorites. I thought it was way too oniony so I ended up picking about half of them ba...

Most helpful critical review

Way too ketchupy and sweet for me. Will try a new recipe next time

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This was a good basic recipe. Very tomatoey and ketchupy though. As it is, it is alright, but not one of my favorites. I thought it was way too oniony so I ended up picking about half of them ba...

My mom and I loved this recipe. I didn't have onions or green pepper but flavored the meat with onion powder and garlic powder. It was easy and yummy!! Thank you!!

This is my FAVORITE sloppy joe recipe. My sister made them for me once and I loved them! She directed me to the recipe so I could make them for my hungry roommates. These satisfied the most hard...

Way too ketchupy and sweet for me. Will try a new recipe next time

I have made this recipe twice, once with the green peppers and once without. It's better with the peppers. They cook very nicely with ground beef, so you don't get an overpowering pepper taste....

It's super simple to make. I am learning how to cook and started with this recipe. Now boyfriend wants it weekly. It seems to be his favorite thing. I tend to put more green peppers in it th...

I added a tablespoon of regular ol' yellow mustard fir a bit more zing-- this is a family favorite!

BEST BEST BEST EVER!!!!!!!!! These are the best sloppy joes I have ever had plus supper easy and great leftovers?? MAKE THIS!!

Simple and delicious. I might never buy sloppy joe packet mix again.