The Very Best Sloppy Joe You'll Ever Have

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I just can't understand why most people spoon some sloppy joe meat onto a bun and call it a day... what the heck?? Around here, our locally-owned shops make them just like you would a sub... lots and lots of fresh veggies and melty provolone cheese all on a fresh, home-style, Italian loaf of bread.

So, don't settle for Manwich on a soggy hamburger bun... you deserve better! Give these a try and I bet you'll never buy a can of Manwich again... I promise!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1/2 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk(s)
    celery, chopped
  • 1/2 medium
    green pepper, diced
  • SAUCE:

  • 1 c
    ketchup
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 2-4 Tbsp
    brown sugar, depending on your preference
  • 2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp
    yellow mustard
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt or to taste
  • ·
    freshly cracked pepper, to taste
  • TOPPINGS & BREAD:

  • ·
    finely shredded lettuce
  • ·
    thin, red onion cut into rings
  • ·
    dill pickle slices
  • ·
    thinly sliced tomatoes
  • ·
    provolone or white american cheese
  • 1
    loaf italian or french bread

How to Make The Very Best Sloppy Joe You'll Ever Have

Step-by-Step

  1. Brown ground beef, onion, celery and green pepper. Drain grease, if necessary.
  2. Add rest of sauce ingredients. Simmer for 40 minutes on low.
  3. Slice Italian bread into serving size, approximately 6" or so. Top with meat mixture and then cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and onions.

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