Polish Sloppy Joes

Polish Sloppy Joes

Laurie Musial 0

"This is a recipe from my Husband's grandmother. Even people that aren't crazy about sauerkraut have raved about them. For a Rueben twist, serve on a good rye roll with a slice of Swiss."


1 h 20 m servings 148 cals
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Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 148 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 8.5 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 3.2g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 14 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 565 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Crumble the ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir until no longer pink. Pour in the sauerkraut and chicken broth and add the green pepper, celery and onion. Simmer for at least 1 hour. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve on a good hard roll or a semmel (Kaiser) roll.
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  1. 22 Ratings


I think this would have been good as written, but I did change it quite a bit. I used crumbled polish sausage, didn't use the chicken stock, just the sauerkraut juice. I also added about a half ...

Made this for New Years Eve - Loved it too much!! We used the juice from the kraut instead of the broth, added a tsp of worcestershire, a little black pepper, and garlic salt. Excellent!!

Good taste. Nice light alternative to bbq sloppy joes. Next time I'll leave out the broth and include the liquid from the kraut and add the kraut at the last minute to keep the tanginess from ...

This was easy/quick to make and had a lot of flavor. It was hard to keep the filling on the bun. I reduced the recipe to just one third and I got six sandwiches.

We reallyy enjoyed this and I made this per the recipe. We had it on rolls with thousand island dressing and swiss cheese. This disappeared quickly in our house.

These are a really good alternative to the tradional sloppy joes with red sauce. Very yummy!

This was good. I felt like it needed more of a sauce.. I'm just a condiment girl.. but it was good and may make again..

This was not to our liking.--That is not what I wrote. I wrote we threw it out.

Great recipe. I used a 4 pound pork roast as I had no ground beef, baked it, shredded it and put it in the slowcooker for a few hours with 1 quart sauerkraut with juice, 1 cup chicken broth, 1 o...