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Sloppy Joes Recipe

This sloppy Joe recipe promises a messy and savory meal with ground beef in the simplest way. If you’ve got all the ingredients on hand, let’s get to the kitchen and make some buns!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: How To Make Sloppy Joes, Sloppy Joes recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 448kcal
Author: Luna Regina



Make the sauce:

  • On a cast-iron pan, turn on medium heat, add the following ingredients successively: onion, olive oil, 1/2 tablespoon of garlic powder, ground black pepper, brown gravy mix, salt, mustard, 1/2 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, tomato sauce, and chicken broth.
  • Remove the sauce from the pan, set aside.

Cook the vegetables & beef:

  • On the same pan, turn on medium heat, add successively: green bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, carrot, butter. Stir them around for 3 minutes until tender.
  • Continue to add ground beef, 1/2 tablespoon of garlic powder, and 1/2 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce.
  • Pour the sauce back to the pan, let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Sprinkle cheddar cheese on top, stir for a minute one last time. Remove the pan from heat.


  • Slice the hamburger buns in half, toast them in the oven at 350°F for 5 minutes.
  • Spread the sloppy beef on the toasted buns and serve immediately.


If you want to make it more beautiful, serve each bun on a dish with a crispy and fresh lettuce leaf.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 448kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 575mg | Potassium: 741mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3643IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 4mg