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Sloppy Joe Sandwiches Recipe

Sloppy Joe Sandwiches Recipe

This is one of those recipes that cooks love because it's quick, easy and inexpensive. Brown sugar adds a touch of sweetness. In addition to rolls, the beef mixture is tasty over rice, biscuits or baked potatoes. -Laurie Hauser, Rochester, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 hamburger buns, split


  • 1. In a saucepan, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the ketchup, water, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic powder, onion powder and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes. Serve on buns. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One sandwich (prepared with lean ground beef) equals 409 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 1,391 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 2 fat, 1 fruit.