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awesome sloppy joes

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Victorya Richard
Houma, LA

This is a recipe I came up with while trying to come up with a tastier version of a sloppy joe. My kids love them but I just don't like the Manwich you buy that much. This is excellent. I've even used this as chili for hot dogs and for chili burgers. Hope you enjoy.

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For awesome sloppy joes

  • 1 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/4 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/4 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    mccormick montreal steak seasoning
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 1 sm
    red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 jar
    tomato and basil pasta sauce (i use classico)
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste

How To Make awesome sloppy joes

  • 1
    Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil and meat to the the pan. Spread meat around to break it up.
  • 2
    Combine the brown sugar and steak seasoning in a small bowl and then add the sugar and spice mixture to the pan and combine with meat.
  • 3
    When the meat has browned, add the chopped onion and red peppers to the pan. Reduce heat to medium and add the red wine vinegar and worcestershire sauce.
  • 4
    Cook for 5 minutes then add the pasta sauce and tomato paste to the pan. Stir to combine. Reduce heat to simmer and cook mixture 5-10 minutes longer. Serve on toasted buns and enjoy. :)

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