Sloppy Joes

October 12, 2011

Sloppy Joes

Whenever I make this recipe, I remember my childhood.  My mom made these on a pretty regular basis. Probably, because, she could feed our large family (7 total) and it wasn't too expensive to do it.

Honestly, whatever reason it was, it doesn't matter.  I love them.  With a side of fries or potato chips..these are great.

Sloppy Joes

Published 10/12/11


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 TBSP vinegar
  • 2 TBSP brown sugar
  • 1 TBSP lemon juice
  • 26 oz ketchup
  • 3 TBSP Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 TBSP dry mustard
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped or leave whole while simmering, then, remove


  1. Brown ground beef in skillet, drain (if necessary), then, add into a large pot.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients to ground beef and simmer on low for an hour.
Yield: Serves: 10-12
Prep Time: 00 hrs. 20 mins.
Cook time: 01 hrs. 00 mins.
Total time: 1 hrs. 20 mins.


  1. im going to have to try this I LOVE sloppy joes!!! yum!

  2. Thank you SoCal! Hope you enjoy them!

  3. These are soooooooooooo good! I was having a craving for Sloppy Joes, and I'm so glad I came across your recipe. I'm sharing on my Facebook page. :-)

  4. Does this recipe really use 26 oz. of ketchup?

  5. Thanks for the share Stacy!
    Anon- yep, 26oz..this is for 2lbs of meat though. Makes a good amount of sloppy joes :)


Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment!

Please note: Anonymous or Unknown comments will not be published.