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Sloppy Joes Recipe

Sloppy Joes are a delicious meat loaded sandwich that comes together quickly. These are perfect for feeding the family or a large crowd and are great for lunch OR dinner.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 397 kcal
Author Melanie Dueck


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground round
  • 3/4 cup onion, diced
  • 3/4 cup green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 8 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup beef broth or water
  • 8 Buns


  1. Place ground beef, onions, pepper, garlic, and seasoned salt in a large pot over medium high heat. Cook and break up meat until it is browned. Drain off fat and add the remaining ingredients.
  2. Bring to a simmer, turn to low, cover, and cook for 20 minutes or until meat is tender and sauce has thickened. Serve on a buns.

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Nutrition Facts
Sloppy Joes Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 397 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 55mg18%
Sodium 1039mg45%
Potassium 436mg12%
Carbohydrates 49g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 195IU4%
Vitamin C 13.9mg17%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 12.8mg71%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.