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Easy Homemade Sloppy Joes Recipe

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Quick and easy homemade sloppy joes recipe from scratch with simple ingredients. This easy one pot meal and 30 minute dinner idea is classic comfort food. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 8 Sloppy Joe Sandwiches
Calories 297
Author CakeWhiz

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Garlic Minced
  • 1 Onion Small, Finely chopped
  • 1 pound Ground beef
  • 8 ounce Tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup Ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Mustard
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 8 Hamburger buns

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large non-stick pan on medium heat. 
  • Add garlic onions and saute until golden brown.
  • Add ground beef and cook until it's brown.
  • Drain all the fat. 
  • Add tomato sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, mustard, vinegar, worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. 
  • Mix everything together. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. 
  • To thicken it further, cook for a bit longer without the lid. 
  • Serve in hamburger buns and enjoy!

Notes

  • Read all my notes and tips above.
  • Leftovers (without the bun) can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days. 

Nutrition

Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 550mg | Potassium: 370mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 4.4mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 3.1mg