sloppy joe from scratch

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Millie Johnson
Valley Head, AL

My husband loves this homemade Sloppy Joes recipe ! It takes a little longer than the canned stuff but is so much tastier and made with wholesome ingredients you can actually pronounce. This is unless you have trouble with Worcestershire sauce. LOL

★★★★★ 1
serves 4-6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For sloppy joe from scratch

  • 2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 sm
    onion, diced
  • 1/2
    bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 can
    crushed tomatoes (14.5 oz)
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 pinch
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
    minced roasted garlic
  • 6-7
    splashes worcestershire sauce
  • 3-4
    splashes liquid aminos
  • 1/2 c
    tomato paste
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
  • salt & pepper to taste

How To Make sloppy joe from scratch

  • 1
    Season ground beef with salt and pepper to your taste, brown and set aside.
  • 2
    In medium to large skillet melt butter and sauté onion and bell pepper till onion is translucent.
  • 3
    Add in all the rest of ingredients EXCEPT the ground beef. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, add salt and pepper to taste then simmer 15 minutes. Add ground beef and simmer till thickened, usually around 20-30 minutes. Let cool slightly then serve on buns.

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