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Homemade Sloppy Joes

Homemade Sloppy Joes

JC Phelps
Is there a comfort food more American than sloppy joes? Ditch the canned sauce and make this flavorful, delicious weeknight meal!
5 from 37 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 8 servings
Calories 420 kcal

Equipment

  • dutch oven

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 30 oz. tomato sauce
  • 2 small vidalia onions diced
  • 2 bell peppers diced, can substitute mini sweet peppers
  • 1 can diced jalapeños 4 oz.
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp. yellow mustard
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp. black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. onion powder
  • hot sauce to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a dutch oven pot, over medium-high heat, cook ground beef until almost browned in extra virgin olive oil. Add diced vidalia onion, bell pepper, and jalapeño peppers; cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add tomato paste, tomato sauce, mustard, brown sugar, hot sauce, Worcestershire, water, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  • Cook over low-medium heat for 15 minutes; season additionally to taste. Serve on a hamburger bun + enjoy!

Notes

  • If you want the sauce to be thinner, simply add a little more water.
  • Choose the hamburger bun of your choice for serving.
  • Other great ways to serve sloppy joe meat include on top of baked potatoes, as a topping for chili dogs, and over fries.

Nutrition

Sodium: 1426mgCalcium: 82mgVitamin C: 51mgVitamin A: 1466IUSugar: 14gFiber: 4gPotassium: 926mgCholesterol: 81mgCalories: 420kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 9gFat: 27gProtein: 23gCarbohydrates: 23gIron: 4mg
Keyword ground beef, homemade sloppy joes, sloppy joes
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