Original Homemade Sloppy Joe Recipe


2 tbsp oil

1 pound lean ground beef

1 medium yellow onion, diced

½ tsp salt

½ tsp black pepper

½ tsp chili powder

2 cloves garlic, minced

½ cup ketchup

1 cup tomato sauce

1 tsp brown sugar

¼ cup water

¼ tsp hot pepper sauce

4 hamburger or 8 slider buns


Saute the onion in a skillet with heated oil until just turning soft

Add garlic and the chili powder and stir well

Add in the ground beef and cook until it is no longer pink

Add in the pepper, brown sugar, water, ketchup and tomato sauce

Simmer for 8 to 10 minutes

Taste and add more flavor or hot pepper sauce if wanted

Using an ice cream scoop, place a scoop on each of the bun bottoms

Top with a little shredded cheese if wanted


Nutrition Information:


Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 251 | CHOLESTEROL: 68mg | SODIUM: 980mg | CARBOHYDRATES: 14g | PROTEIN: 21g

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