Silvia's Sloppy Joes


This is a cheap and easy sloppy joe recipe. My mom makes it and everyone loves it. People are constantly asking her for the recipe. Serve on buns.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 small onion, diced

  • ½ cup chili sauce

  • ½ cup ketchup

  • ½ cup water

  • cup sweet pickle relish

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground beef and onion in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease. Mix chili sauce, ketchup, water, pickle relish, brown sugar, and mustard into the ground beef mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until flavors are blended, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

392 Calories
18g Fat
39g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 392
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 1071mg 47%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 12mg 58%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 530mg 11%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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