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Old Fashioned Sloppy Joes

You can’t beat Old Fashioned Sloppy Joes when it comes to the perfect comfort food sandwich. With its caramelized sweet sauce with a little spice and its manly, meaty texture this sandwich is irresistibly delicious and quick to make.

Comfort food is a thing! A BIG thing! We all have cravings, we all have that food that reminds us of “home” or our childhood. Old Fashioned Sloppy Joes are comfort food.

Being a busy mom, I am all about quick and easy. This recipe I had put together and served to the table in 20 minutes. These Old Fashioned Sloppy Joes are a great meal to make in a dash and for the entire family.

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WHAT IS A SLOPPY JOE

A Sloppy Joe is a loose meat sandwich with a tomato sauce. You serve the loose meat on a bun and enjoy the mess and amazing taste.

THE BEST BREAD OR BUN TO SERVE HOMEMADE SLOPPY JOES

  • Onion Rolls (add such a nice flavor)
  • Toasted Buns
  • Potatoe Buns
  • Sub Buns
  • Slider Buns
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WHAT TO SERVE WITH OLD FASHIONED SLOPPY JOES

  • Corn on the cob
  • Salad
  • Fries
  • Roasted potatoes
  • Sauteed Veggies
  • Coleslaw

HOW TO USE LEFTOVER SLOPPY JOE

Usually, there is always some Old Fashioned Sloppy joe leftover. The best way to use the leftovers are:

  • French fries
  • Hot dog
  • Nachos
  • Pizza
  • Grilled cheese
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HOMEMADE EASY SLOPPY JOES INGREDIENTS

  • Ground Beef
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Onion
  • Beef stock
  • Ketchup
  • Brown sugar
  • Black pepper and sea salt to taste
  • Mustard
  • Worcestershire
  • Vinegar
  • Garlic powder
  • Bell pepper
  • Lemon juice
  • Chili powder
  • Dried parsley
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HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT OLD FASHIONED SLOPPY JOES MIXTURE

  1. Preheat a large skillet with extra-virgin olive oil.
  2. Finely chop onion and bell pepper, and add to heated skillet. Sauté for 1 to 2 minutes on medium-high heat until onion and pepper start to brown, stirring continuously.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add in your beef, season with salt and pepper, mince the meat into small fine chunks as it cooks, and cook until well done about 8-10 minutes.
  4. In a small mixing bowl, mix together the rest of the ingredients. Set aside until meat is fully cooked
  5. Add the sauce to the meat, and turn the heat to medium-high. Bring to a simmer and let simmer for 3-5 minutes.
  6. Serve hot on a bun.

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Yield: 4-5

Old Fashioned Sloppy Joes

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You can’t beat Old Fashioned Sloppy Joes when it comes to the perfect comfort food sandwich. With its caramelized sweet sauce with a little spice and its manly, meaty texture this sandwich is irresistibly delicious and quick to make.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 package ground turkey or beef
  • 1/4 cup Bell pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 Onion, small
  • 1 tsp Parsley, dried
  • 1/4 cup Beef stock
  • 3/4 cup Ketchup
  • 1/2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Mustard
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire
  • 1 Black pepper and sea salt
  • 1/4 cup Brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar

Instructions

  1. Preheat a large skillet with extra-virgin olive oil.
  2. Finely chop onion and bell pepper, and add to heated skillet. Sauté for 1 to 2 minutes on medium-high heat until onion and pepper start to brown, stirring continuously.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add in your beef, season with salt and pepper, mince the meat into small fine chunks as it cooks, and cook until well done about 8-10 minutes.
  4. In a small mixing bowl, mix together the rest of the ingredients. Set aside until meat is fully cooked
  5. Add the sauce to the meat, and turn the heat to medium-high. Bring to a simmer and let simmer for 3-5 minutes.
  6. Serve hot on a bun.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 249Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 705mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 1gSugar: 22gProtein: 12g

* This is just an estimate *

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