Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes Recipe

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Megan Stewart


A friend of mine from high school, before we moved to Scotland, had a party that these Sloppy Joes were served at. They were so fantastic, I asked for the recipe!


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  • 3 Tbsp
    bacon fat
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/2
    green pepper, chopped
  • 2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
    8 oz cans tomato sauce
  • 16 oz
    can kidney beans
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 12
    hamburger buns

How to Make Sloppy Joes


  1. Saute beef, pepper and onions in bacon fat, add chili powder, garlic and tomato sauce. Bring the mixture to a boil, then simmer for 20 min. Drain and add beans, simmer another 10-15 min. The mixture should be runny. Take out 3-4 T of liquid, and mix with the flour until smooth. Pour back into the mixture and cook to the right consistency.

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About Sloppy Joes

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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