Loose Meat Sloppy Joe's

Janet Crow


When my Grandchildren are around the one thing they request most are sloppy joe's. As a cancer survivor I don't like serving them from a can mixed in with ground beef, I prefer to make my own versions. This one never fails and is a complete hit with everyone.


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10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    smoke paprika
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 8 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 1/4 can(s)
    water, use empty tomato sauce can to measure
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    yellow mustard
  • 1 tsp
    worcestershire sauce

How to Make Loose Meat Sloppy Joe's


  1. Brown the ground beef in a skillet over med. high heat. Drain the grease and add in the onion, cooking for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add the seasonings and stir into the ground beef. Add the remaining items and stir well to combine. Reduce to medium and cook for 10 minutes, stirring often.

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About Loose Meat Sloppy Joe's

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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