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Growing up in a small Michigan town with a large Polish population, these sloppy joes seemed to be at every wedding, graduation, and funeral. Slightly sweet with a little tang, just like potato chips, you can't eat just one!

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Recipe Summary

cook:
25 mins
total:
35 mins
prep:
10 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 sandwiches
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large pan, skillet, or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Saute onion in the hot oil until softened, about 5 minutes. Add beef; cook and stir until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain off any excess fat.

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  • Stir ketchup, mustard, vinegar, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper into the pan; mix until thoroughly combined. Let simmer over low heat, 15 to 20 minutes. Adjust salt and pepper to your liking.

  • Serve on hamburger buns.

Cook's Notes:

You can use vegetable oil instead of olive if you like.

Depending on personal tastes adjust the sugar amount up or down. As written it is somewhat on the sweet side.

Nutrition Facts

450 calories; protein 31.1g; carbohydrates 36.2g; fat 19.6g; cholesterol 94.8mg; sodium 763.7mg. Full Nutrition
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