Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

This is the recipe my mother used for sloppy joes and it always gets compliments!


Original recipe yields 6 servings

Ingredient Checklist

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup chopped green bell pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon prepared yellow mustard
  • ¾ cup ketchup
  • 3 teaspoons brown sugar
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste



  • Step 1
    In a medium skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef, onion, and green pepper; drain off liquids.
  • Step 2
    Stir in the garlic powder, mustard, ketchup, and brown sugar; mix thoroughly. Reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:

189 calories; protein 15.1g 30% DV; carbohydrates 11.2g 4% DV; fat 9.4g 14% DV; cholesterol 49.6mg 17% DV; sodium 416.3mg 17% DV.

By Tamara