Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

This is my mom's recipe for Sloppy Joes and it always gets compliments! Made with lean ground beef and common pantry items, these crowd-pleasing Sloppy Joe sandwiches will take you back to your childhood.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir lean ground beef in the hot skillet until some of the fat starts to render, 3 to 4 minutes. Add onion and bell pepper; continue to cook until vegetables have softened and beef is cooked through, 3 to 5 more minutes.
  2. Step 2

    Stir in ketchup, brown sugar, mustard, and garlic powder; season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Divide meat mixture evenly among hamburger buns.