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Sloppy Joe Mamas

Rated as 4.68 out of 5 Stars
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"I grew up a Manwich® kid, thinking they were the same as sloppy joes. I was dead wrong. This is the real deal. Messy, yummy, kid-friendly perfection especially on a cold night."
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Ingredients

2 h 30 m servings 374
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion and garlic in hot oil until browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Add ground beef; cook and stir until the beef is completely browned, 7 to 10 minutes. Drain and discard grease from the skillet. Transfer beef mixture to a slow cooker.
  2. Stir Mexican-style hot tomato sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, cider vinegar, and chili powder into the beef mixture.
  3. Cook on Low for 2 hours (or on High for 1 hour).

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Butter your sandwich rolls and sprinkle garlic salt onto the butter; toast under broiler until just crispy. Assemble sandwiches and be thankful you're alive for this moment.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 374 calories; 21 15.6 29.5 99 550 Full nutrition

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I give this recipe a 5 because it was simple and delicious. I didn't have all the ingredients on hand so i improvised. I only used ketchup, mustard, sugar in the raw, vinegar and chili powder an...

Most helpful critical review

Needed a little more spice for us...but was very good.

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I give this recipe a 5 because it was simple and delicious. I didn't have all the ingredients on hand so i improvised. I only used ketchup, mustard, sugar in the raw, vinegar and chili powder an...

I think this may be one of those recipes that needs to be tweaked to your own personal tastes. When I saw “El Pato,” I thought Y-E-S, this is going to be a different sloppy joe, and it was. El...

After tasting the original recipe I found that it needed more of a tomato flavor and tweaked it to our liking. I did not have the Mexican tomato sauce, so I substituted it with 8 ounces of canne...

Made this and loved it. I didn't have cider vinegar so used red wine vinegar instead. And used Kroger brand fire roasted tomatoes -- DELICIOUS. The next day I added elbow macaroni and ate it ...

Best sloppy joes I've ever had. Just the right combination of ingredients and a slight kick.

Easy to make and everybody at home loved it. I need it exactly the way the recipe said but added diced red bell pepper. toasted the buns with butter and garlic salt. this was definitely the be...

Good recipe but I made some modifications that I liked. Instead of the Mexican style tomato sauce I used tomato paste (140 g) and instead of the ketchup (sugar!) I used 330 g of plain canned tom...

Needed a little more spice for us...but was very good.

I've made so many types of sloppy joes in the past, and this is by far the best recipe I've ever had. I make it exactly as-is every time, and it's always hugely popular in our household. A coupl...