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sloppy joes

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Gay Farrar
Gillespie, IL

This is a recipe that my mom perfected when we were kids and I have made this for's the only Sloppy Joe recipe my family will eat!!

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For sloppy joes

  • 2 lb
    ground chuck
  • 1
    onions, small white, chopped
  • 1/2
    green pepper, chopped
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    dark brown sugar, firmly packed

How To Make sloppy joes

  • 1
    Brown ground beef, onions and green pepper. Drain fat.
  • 2
    Add salt, ketchup and brown sugar. Heat to almost a boil, turn down the heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Serve on buns. You may need to add a little more liquid (usually I rinse out the measuring cup after I have added the ketchup...about 1/4 cup. Just don't add too much or you'l have sloppy joe soup!! LOL)

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