Emily's Famous Sloppy Joes

Emily's Famous Sloppy Joes

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HBIC 30

"This is just a good old-fashioned Sloppy Joe recipe. Just slap some on a bun and enjoy!"

Ingredients

30 m servings 328 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 328 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 12.6 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.2g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 19.4 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 52 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 617 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, saute the ground beef for 5 minutes. Add the onion and red bell pepper; saute for 5 more minutes, or until onion is tender. Drain the fat.
  2. Mix in tomato paste and water, stirring until paste is dissolved. Stir in garlic, chili powder, paprika, cumin, vinegar, brown sugar, oregano, salt and pepper. Continue to heat for 5 to 10 minutes, or until mixture is thick and stewy.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Wonderful! The overall flavor is varied and distinct because of the added spices. To make this more "sloppy" I use 3/4 cup of porter or heinekin and 3/4 cup of water. The brown sugar gives it...

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This recipe would have been great if i had wanted chili...i didnt i wanted sloppy joes...This DOES NOT taste like sloppy joes...we ended up eating it like chili

Wonderful! The overall flavor is varied and distinct because of the added spices. To make this more "sloppy" I use 3/4 cup of porter or heinekin and 3/4 cup of water. The brown sugar gives it...

This is a really good basic sloppy joe recipe. I made a couple of changes: I halved the chili powder, increased the salt to 1 tsp., and added about 1/4 c. ketchup (to give it more of a tomato-...

A nice recipe! I made some changes and used ground turkey and 3/4 cup of beer instead of water for the liquid. After simmering for 30 min or so you get a great taste!

This recipe would have been great if i had wanted chili...i didnt i wanted sloppy joes...This DOES NOT taste like sloppy joes...we ended up eating it like chili

Ultimate to-die-for sloppy joes on a winter night. I've made this recipe for quite some time. Every time I serve it for guests, I'm always asked for the recipe. Ah....if only I could claim it...

emily...my family loves your recipe! i've been making if for a few years now and it just keeps getting better! the only thing i changed was that i used tomato sauce instead of paste and water be...

Very Good Sloppy Joe Recipe!! We have been looking for a recipe to replace Manwich-I think we have found it. I will add a little more tomatoe paste and water next time-it was a little too dry. I...

This was very good! I did increase the vinegar a bit to balance the sugar and it came out great!

My husband and I really enjoyed this recipe, it was easy and quick. The only difference I used tomato sauce instead of paste and left out water.