Terrific Sloppy Joes

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Terrific Sloppy Joes

Prep 10 m

Cook 30 m

Ready In 40 m

8 Servings

362 Calories


"I'm just beginning to cook so my recipes are pretty quick and simple. This recipe is a really simple, quick, and tasty 'Sloppy Joe.' This is what we are having tonight before we go to the football game. You can also let this simmer in a slow cooker after browning the ground beef if you prefer."

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  1. 2 pounds ground beef

  2. 1/2 cup chopped onion

  3. 1/4 cup chopped celery

  4. 7 ounces ketchup

  5. 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  6. 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

  7. 1 teaspoon vinegar

  8. 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard powder

  9. 1/8 teaspoon lemon juice

  10. 8 white or wheat hamburger buns


  1. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Crumble ground beef into skillet; add onion and celery. Cook and stir beef mixture until beef is completely browned, 7 to 10 minutes.

  2. Stir ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, mustard, and lemon juice through the beef mixture. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook mixture at a simmer until mixture is hot and sauce has thickened, about 20 minutes.

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