Sloppy Joe Sandwiches
Total TimePrep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min.
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 409 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 1391mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 2 fat, 1 fruit.
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May 6, 2019
This is it. This is exactly what I mean when I say "Sloppy Joes". The recipe also works with ground turkey or ground chicken.
Jan 18, 2016
This is a terrific recipe! The only thing I changed was in place of 1 c ketchup, i used 3/4 c ketchup and 1/4 c bbq sauce. I'll double the recipe next time. It's really good.
Sep 16, 2015
The entire family enjoyed this...even our picky 2 year old ate it! It was a very simple and delicious recipe. Easy for work night dinner. I doubled it and after reading reviews only put 2 tbsp of water and it was perfect!
Nov 8, 2012
Awesome-everyone loved it! Different from other recipes. Yummy!
Sep 11, 2012
This is terrific. I prefer it less sweet, with about 1 teaspoon brown sugar, but that's just me. Thanks for sharing this much-better-than-Manwich recipe.
Oct 12, 2011
My family loved this even my picky 5 year old said she would eat in next time. I doubled it and only put 2tb of water because others said it was to wet.
Feb 2, 2011
My entire family (along with 4 pick kids) love this recipe! I'll make it again and again and a gain....
Jun 8, 2010
This was the best! I will never use the can stuff again. I also added some celery seed and chili powder. Yummy!
Feb 9, 2010
if the flavor is good...then make it again, leave out the water and do not cover while simmering...that way some of the liquid would evaporate....I bet that would fix the problem
Feb 9, 2010
This is my favorite sloppy joe recipe. It is so simple even my husband can make it. It is a little saucy but the flavor is so good it makes up for it. It would be very easy to double or even triple for a larger family.