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Sloppy Joes for 100 Recipe

I use this recipe at a church dinner every year, and we always sell out. It's a delicious main dish for any gathering.—Linda Cailteux, Clifton, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour Cook: 3 hours YIELD:100 servings

Ingredients

  • 20 pounds ground beef
  • 4 large onions, chopped
  • 4 large green peppers, chopped
  • 4 cups chopped celery
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup spicy brown mustard
  • 4 cups ketchup
  • 2 cans (12 ounces each) tomato paste
  • 4 cans (15 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 6 to 8 cups water
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 2/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 100 hamburger buns

Directions

  • 1. In a large Dutch oven, brown the beef, onions, peppers and celery in batches until meat is browned. Remove with a slotted spoon to a large roaster; add the next 8 ingredients. Cover and simmer for 3-4 hours. Serve on buns. Yield: 100 servings (12 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 295 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 491 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.