My Aunt Margaret's Beef Barbecue in Buns

My Aunt Margaret's Beef Barbecue In Buns Recipe

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Janie Massey


I have had this recipe for over 40 years and it would be what a GOOD Sloppy Joe is :)


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8-12 Sandwiches
25 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


  • 3 lb
    ground chuck
  • 4 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 6 Tbsp
    brown sugar, firmly packed (dark or light)
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    prepared mustard
  • 3 medium
    onions, chopped
  • 3
    celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
    chili sauce

How to Make My Aunt Margaret's Beef Barbecue in Buns


  1. In a large skillet or saucepan,lightly brown ground chuck and onions, then drain off any fat.
  2. In a medium saucepan, put remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
  3. Pour sauce over meat and simmer for 1 hour.
    Serve on sandwich buns, onion rolls or your choice of bun.
    Enjoy with a side of chips or french fries.

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About My Aunt Margaret's Beef Barbecue in Buns

Course/Dish: Beef, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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