Family-Pleasing Sloppy Joe Sandwiches
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 45 min.
- 2 pounds ground beef
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1-1/4 cups ketchup
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon white vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
- 8 sandwich buns, split
- In a Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the ketchup, water, brown sugar, vinegar, salt, mustard, chili powder and allspice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 35-40 minutes or until heated through.
- Spoon about 1/2 cup meat mixture onto each bun.
Nutrition Facts1 sandwich: 441 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 1016mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 3g fiber), 28g protein.
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Dec 10, 2018
I used red peppers instead of onion and didn't have any allspice so I left it out. I thought the flavor was good but added a little paprika, chipotle chili powder, and just a little cayenne.
Apr 30, 2018
I tried these for something different than my go-to sloppy joe recipe, and they were a hit. I think the spices are nicely balanced, and their is a slight sweetness from the brown sugar that we all enjoyed.
Feb 27, 2018
Very tasty sauce. Just the right amount of spice for our taste. I did use apple cider vinegar instead of white because that is what I had handy. I will make again!
Jan 9, 2018
This is a delicious sloppy joe recipe! The all spice gives it a unique flavor. It's a tad on the sweet side, so I might add a little less spice next time. But overall a tasty recipe that the whole family enjoyed!
Sep 18, 2017
My 3 and 5 year old loved these! Super easy to make too!
Aug 5, 2017
Doubled this recipe for my sons birthday party; fantastic... Per reviews used yellow/orange peppers instead of brown sugar & Apple cider vinegar in place of white vinegar. Also added a splash of Worcestershire sauce; it was so good!!! You know it's a hit when there is no left overs!!! Thanks for sharing!!!
Jan 17, 2017
Delicious and easy. In order to avoid using sugar, I did use about 1/2 cup sweet yellow/orange pepper and sauteed those with the onions just a few minutes before adding the beef. Then, instead of white vinegar, I used apple cider vinegar. Doing both of those added enough natural sweetness that I didn't need to use any sugar. And per other reviews, I did add 2 teaspoons of Worcestershire. I've also made this recipe with 1/4 teas marjoram and 1/4 teas smoked paprika for a bit more flavor. Great either way!
Nov 14, 2016
wanted to make sloppy joes but didn't have any canned stuff. Found this recipe and had everything on hand. Only thing I did different was add some worschesiter 2 teaspoon. I was Leary of the all spice but it just added a different layer of flavor. No more canned for me. My family loved it
Nov 5, 2016
My family loved this recipe! I made it in my slow cooker! Browned the ground beef and onion on stove top setting in my cooker, then added the other ingredients and cooked on low for about four hours. I omitted the allspice and did add a few dashes of worcestershire sauce. Made it for Halloween and it was a hit! Doubt I will ever used canned sloppy joe sauce again. This one's a keeper!
Oct 12, 2016
My family really enjoyed this! It's a little sweet but both kids and adults enjoyed this at my house. This would be a crowd pleaser for sure! I'm making it Halloween night so when everyone comes in from the cold NH weather we all have something warm!