Sloppy Joe's

Sloppy Joe's Recipe

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This recipe comes from Taste of Home.
I have made a similar recipe and it was good, so I thought I'd post this one.
Again please note this is not my recipe.
Donna Musser of Pearl City, Illinois shares her “vine” version of an old standby-sloppy joes made with pumpkin! She adds cloves, nutmeg and chili powder for extra zest and suggests serving with dill pickle slices on the side.
Nutrition Facts: 1 sandwich equals 350 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 730 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.


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30 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


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    •1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
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    •3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
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    •1/4 cup ketchup
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    •2 tablespoons tomato juice
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    •1/4 teaspoon chili powder
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    •dash ground cloves and nutmeg
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    •dash pepper
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    •2/3 cup canned pumpkin
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    •2 hamburger buns, split

How to Make Sloppy Joe's


  1. •In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  2. •Add the ketchup, tomato juice, chili powder, cloves, nutmeg and pepper.
  3. •Bring to a boil. Stir in pumpkin. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until heated through.

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About Sloppy Joe's

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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