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Slow-Cooked Sloppy Joes

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours


12 servings

Slow cook your way to a crowd-pleasing entree! Ground beef is transformed into a classic sandwich filling with just a few pantry staples. —Joeanne Steras, Garrett, Pennsylvania
Slow-Cooked Sloppy Joes Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2/3 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 2 envelopes sloppy joe mix
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 12 hamburger buns, split


  1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the ketchup, sloppy joe mix, brown sugar and mustard.
  2. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until flavors are blended. Spoon 1/2 cup onto each bun.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 337 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 1251mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein.

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