Sassy Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes are one of those great American ground beef recipes. Grown-ups have eaten them since childhood, practically making them comfort food. Get a head start by using Make-Ahead Ground Beef.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 6

1
pound lean ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/3
cup chopped celery stalk
1/3
cup chopped green bell pepper
1/3
cup ketchup
1/4
cup water
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon red pepper sauce
6
hamburger buns, split and toasted

  • 1 Cook beef and onion in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain. Stir in remaining ingredients except buns.
  • 2 Cover and cook over low heat 10 to 15 minutes or just until vegetables are tender. Fill buns with mixture.

Expert Tips

You can make these sandwiches less sloppy by serving them in pita breads instead of the hamburger buns!

It’s hard to top Sloppy Joes, but a few toppings that taste great on them are cheese, pickle slices and sliced olives.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
115 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13 g
13 %
(Saturated Fat
5 g,
5 %
),
Cholesterol
45 mg
45 %;
Sodium
670 mg
670 %;
Total Carbohydrate
28 g
28 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
18 g
18 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.