Good and Easy Sloppy Joes Recipe -
Good and Easy Sloppy Joes Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Good and Easy Sloppy Joes

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"I used this recipe a great deal because it was so easy and good. It originally came from my grandma's 1950s recipe collection."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    20 mins


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef in the hot skillet until browned and crumbly, 7 to 10 minutes; drain and discard grease. Return skillet and beef to stove and reduce heat to medium-low.
  2. Stir chili sauce, mustard, brown sugar, and vinegar into the ground beef; simmer until the sauce thickens, 5 to 10 minutes.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • If desired, you can also saute 1/4 cup diced onions and 1/4 cup diced green peppers until tender before adding the ground beef.

Reviews More Reviews

Dec 30, 2013

I made this it was so good I did not add mustard but I did brown sliced onion to put on top of bun before adding sloppy joes for those who do not like onions.

Dec 01, 2013

I love this it tasted like manwich but it home made from what I had in my kitchen I just had to buy the chilie sauce and the hamburger

Jul 15, 2014

I had a different kind of chili sauce and turned out very spicy so I have to try this over again with a different chili sauce.But other than that it was tasty!

Apr 06, 2014

excellent addition to the onions ,pepper, mixed in 1/4 cup fine chopped celery

Jul 21, 2014

I made this for our family reunion and received loads of raves. I did, however, omit the mustard and vinegar, but added diced roasted red peppers. Yummy!!!!!!

Apr 05, 2014

This was pretty good. I thought the vinegar was a bit much and will probably leave it out next time. Hubby liked it!

Jan 14, 2014

It was pretty good. I'd have to make some changes to the recipe before it would be a favorite. It's very quick & easy to make.

Nov 21, 2013

Amazing and so easy!My kids new favorite.


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  • Calories
  • 163 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Fat
  • 9.3 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 13.1 g
  • 26%
  • Sodium
  • 175 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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