Homemade Sloppy Joes By freda



Fixing Fabulous Sloppy Joes this evening and I have to Say I forgot just How Good these can Be. These have Excellent Flavors. Nothing from a Pkg Here. These are the Best ever.

This recipe Is much easier than it looks with all the Ingredients.
Also Freezes well in individual containers, can be defrostd in Microwave and heated to serve any time, for an quick meal.


★★★★★ 5 votes

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15 Min
30 Min



  • 2 lbs
    good sirloin burger (85% beef) brown & drain fat.
  • 1 med
    onion, diced
  • 1
    celery stalk, sliced & diced small
  • 2
    small wedges bell pepper, diced small
  • 2 cloves
    garlic, or garlic salt
  • 3/4 Cup
  • 2
    dashes worchestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbs
    dijon mustard
  • 2 -3 tsp
    brn sugar
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes or ceyenne pepper ( optional
  • 1 Cup
  • 2 TBS
    tomato paste

How to Make Homemade Sloppy Joes By freda


  1. In Large Skillet of Sauce pan, Brown Burger and Onion together, toss burger while cooking to make small crumbles. about 10 min. Drain off any excess fat.
  2. Add; garlic , green pepper, Celery & seasonings. Cook & stir over Med Heat til softened.
    Add: Ketchup, worchestershire sauce, Mustard, Brn Sugar, Stir well.
    Do Your Taste test. then add additional seasoning if Needed, to Your taste.
  3. Add Water, & 2 TBS tomato paste.
    Stir well, Simmer over med-Low heat til thick and fairly dry, Stirring often. about 20-30 min.
    This mixture should be thick, and ready to Place between two Heated Buns.

    Serve with Potato Salad, or Your Favorite Dish, Then Enjoy.

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