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Dinnertime Recipes

Classic Sloppy Joes


This is the one the kids (and lots of the grown-ups) will ask for again and again.

What You Need

Classic Sloppy Joes


  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan set over medium-high heat. Cook onion and pepper for 5 minutes.
  2. Add beef to the pan. Cook, stirring until browned, about 5 to 10 minutes. Drain off fat.
  3. Stir in Ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. Simmer over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve on sandwich buns.
Cooking time (duration)

Prep. time: 10 min Cook time: 25 min

Number of servings (yield)

8 servings



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Ratings & Reviews

3 reviews

Pamela R. – 05/07/2020 –

We are going to make this reminds me of when I was little and would watch Rosanna on TV...she and her sister had a lose meat sandwich shop. This is just awesome!
Bobbi P. – 03/27/2015 –

My mom used to make this all the time - I make up some cole slaw and put it on the sandwich - delicious!
Jane C. – 04/07/2015 –

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