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Sloppy Joes!

Stamped a comin' when they hear my Sloppy Joes are on the burner! A few minor tweaks makes my recipe a real keeper! Leftovers, unlikely!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Sloppy Joes!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 102kcal
Author Kathleen


  • 1 Pound Lean Ground Beef or Ground Turkey
  • 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Onion Chopped, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Green Bell Pepper Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 2 Teaspoons Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon Prepared Yellow Mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Ketchup
  • 1/2 Cup Water


  • To a large skillet add oil and begin to heat over medium-high heat.  Add the ground beef and cook until no pink remains in the beef.  Remove cooked beef to a paper towel-lined plate.  Drain skillet of all but a couple teaspoons of oil.
  • Add onions and green pepper to skillet.  Saute over medium heat until veggies are soft, a couple of minutes.  Add drained beef back to the skillet.  Add the rest of the ingredients and bring mixture to a simmer.  Reduce heat and continue to simmer for 30 minutes.  Scoop mixture out over hamburger buns and serve!


Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 731mg | Potassium: 184mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 265IU | Vitamin C: 10.1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.3mg