Simple Sloppy Joes Recipe

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My mom and I had fun creating this recipe together. My daughter Jennifer, could eat these sandwiches every day. It's a good thing the recipe makes a big batch! - Ona Allen, Huber Heights, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 12 hamburger buns, split and toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 300 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 740 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 19 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomato sauce and paste, ketchup, brown sugar and soy sauce.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Spoon about 1/2 cup meat mixture onto each bun. Yield: 12 servings.
Round out a hearty lunch featuring Simple Sloppy Joes with potato or corn chips and carrot slices.
Originally published as Simple Sloppy Joes in Taste of Home Ground Beef Cookbook 1999, p99

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 300 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 740 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 19 g protein.

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Reviewed Jun. 9, 2013

Our favorite sloppy joe recipe.

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Reviewed Jan. 30, 2012

I've made this several times. It goes together quickly and always gets rave reviews from my family. I like it served over homemade corn bread.

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Reviewed Nov. 29, 2011

Easy & yummy!

~ Theresa

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