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grandma's sloppy joes

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kathie Carr
North Liberty, IN

This recpe is not spicy but more sweey and rich, the way we liked them in the 1950s.

(2 ratings)
yield 8 -10
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For grandma's sloppy joes

  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 3 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar (you may want to start with 1/4 cup and adjust to sweetness you prefer)
  • 1 bottle
    (26 ounces) catsup
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 8-10
    hamburger buns

How To Make grandma's sloppy joes

  • 1
    Brown the ground beef and onion in a large deep skillet. Drain the grease from the skillet as well as possible.
  • 2
    Add all the remaining ingredients and simmer for 30 minutes. Serve hot on warm hamburger buns.

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