Tangy Sloppy Joes
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1/2 cup chopped celery
- 1/3 cup chopped onion
- 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
- 1 cup ketchup
- 1/2 cup chili sauce
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
- 2 teaspoons ground mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 6 hamburger buns, split
- In a large skillet, cook the beef, celery, onion and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink and vegetables are tender; drain.
- Stir in the ketchup, chili sauce, sugars, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Serve on buns.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 331 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 1180mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 2g fiber), 18g protein.
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Jul 25, 2017
Good with ground turkey, too. I enjoyed the crunch of the veggies.
Jun 6, 2017
My husband LOVED this. I thought it was pretty tasty myself! Since we're not used to tangy sloppy joes, I decided to cut back a bit so we could sort of ease into it. I only did 1 tsp cider vinegar, and added an extra 1/4tsp of brown sugar. Next time I will increase the vinegar a bit more, since I found the ketchup taste was a bit dominant. We put these on King's Hawaiian hamburger rolls. The sweetness of the rolls really took this to another level. I'll definitely be making this again.
Jun 2, 2017
I doubled this recipe and brought it to a family function and they were devoured, everyone loved them! This will be staying in my recipe rotation! Easy, one pot delicious recipe!
Apr 29, 2017
Very tasty, much better than the canned stuff! It had a little tang to it which we liked but if you didn't want the twang you could either use 1/2 the vinegar or add a little more brown sugar,
Feb 27, 2016
Very good. My favorite but will leave out the vinegar next time. Wife says a little too tangy.
Dec 1, 2015
to sherri 928 hot sauce is not the same as chili sauce You can get a 12 oz bottle of Heinz chili sauce in the ketchup isle.
Sep 10, 2015
Great recipe! I liked that it called for chili sauce, gave it just a slight tang. Even though I doubled the recipe, it was quickly eaten by a group of hungry teenagers! As a volunteer food editor for Taste of Home, I enjoy making recipes that can be quickly assembled with ingredients I have on hand.
Feb 23, 2015
Love it! It's a family favorite - will never use canned again!
Feb 20, 2013
I made sloppy joes for years from the Betty Crocker's Cookbook for Boys & Girls recipe, but wanted to get away from using tomato soup. Have been trying many recipes, and my husband really likes this one--he said it has more "zip". So I will make this one now--thanks!
Jan 6, 2013
We love this recipe. Even our daughter who doesn't like this type of meal requests these often.