Sloppy Joes

This is a great change from burgers.  While Manwich can make it a meal, you can too without using a canned mix.

sloppy joes

Sloppy Joes

Love sloppy joes? Try these sloppy joe sandwiches

Sloppy Joes Recipe

Sloppy Joes

You don't need a can of sloppy joe mix to make these from scratch.
5 from 1 vote
Print Pin Rate Add to Collection
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sloppy Joes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 375kcal


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspon pepper
  • 4 hamburger buns


  • In a large non-stick skillet, brown hamburger meat and onion over medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink. Pour off drippings. Stir in barbecue sauce, salt, and pepper, heat through, stirring occasionally. Spoon equal amounts of beef mixture on bottom half of each bun. You may top with cheese if desired.


Calories: 375kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 1132mg | Potassium: 600mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Vitamin C: 2.4mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 4.5mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

Never miss a recipe

Join the CopyKat eNewletter

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

Reader Interactions


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Recipe Rating