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super sloppy joes

(1 rating)
Recipe by
jPaul Gaskill
Kenesaw, GA

(1 rating)
yield 4 servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For super sloppy joes

  • • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • • 1 1/4 pounds ground beef sirloin
  • • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • • 2 teaspoons to 1 tablespoon steak seasoning blend, such as mccormick brand montreal seasoning
  • • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • • 4 crusty rolls, split, toasted, and lightly buttered
  • • garnish: sliced ripe tomatoes, pickles, deviled potato salad, recipe follows

How To Make super sloppy joes

  • 1
    Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add oil and meat to the pan. Spread the meat around the pan and begin to break it up.
  • 2
    Combine brown sugar and steak seasoning.
  • 3
    Add sugar and spice mixture to the skillet and combine.
  • 4
    When the meat has browned, add onion and red peppers to the skillet. Reduce heat to medium and cook onions, peppers, red wine vinegar and Worcestershire sauce with meat for 5 minutes.
  • 5
    Add tomato sauce and paste to pan. Stir to combine. Reduce heat to simmer and cook Sloppy Joe mixture 5 minutes longer.
  • 6
    Using a large spoon or ice cream scoop, pile sloppy meat onto toasted, buttered bun bottoms and cover with bun tops.
  • 7
    Serve with your favorite sides or sliced tomatoes seasoned with salt and pepper, dill pickles and Potato Salad. Have plenty of napkins on hand!