All-American Barbecue Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


18 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
I came up with this delicious BBQ sandwich on my own. Out of all my barbecue recipes, this one's my husband's favorite. It's also a big hit with family and friends who enjoy it at our Fourth of July picnic.—Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin


  • 4-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped onions
  • 2-1/4 cups ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • 18 hamburger buns, split


  1. In a Dutch oven, cook beef and onions until meat is no longer pink and onion is tender; drain. Stir in the ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Heat through. Serve on buns.