Sloppy Joe

Kristin Kiel


I grew up on Sloppy Joe's. I think my mom usually made them on Monday nights. I took her recipe and just changed it a little. My kids love it!

Last time I used plain tomato soup, and added 1/4 cup Tostitos Roasted Red Pepper salsa instead of the chili sauce, and added a squirt of Sriracha chili sauce. Also, mixed half and half mayo and sour cream for the tortillas.


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30 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    ground beef (or a mix of beef, pork and veal)
  • 2-3 stalk(s)
    celery (chopped)
  • 1 small
    red onion (chopped)
  • 8 oz
    can of tomato soup (i use campbell's basil & oregano)
  • 1/4 c
    chili sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 tsp
    dried mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Sloppy Joe


  1. Chop celery and onion
  2. Start browning the beef, and add celery and onion after a few minutes
  3. Mix together the rest of the ingredients to make the sauce
  4. Once the meat is browned and the celery and onion are tender or almost tender, add the sauce to the pan and mix well
  5. Heat for about 20 minutes and stir occasionally.
    Serve on buns, hamburger or hard-roll.

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About Sloppy Joe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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