My Favorite Sloppy Joes

My Favorite Sloppy Joes

Alissa 3

"This is my go-to sloppy joe recipe. Liquid smoke is the key ingredient here."


50 m servings 247 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 247 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 12 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.6g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 16.1 g
  • 32%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 743 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook and stir ground beef in a skillet over medium heat until meat is browned and crumbly, about 10 minutes; drain excess grease. Mix ketchup, dried onion, brown sugar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, smoke flavoring, and garlic into beef, stirring until brown sugar has dissolved.
  2. Stir beef broth into beef mixture and bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer until thick, about 30 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper.
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  1. 48 Ratings


Made this last night. I did use fresh onion and garlic and added a dash of chili powder. Rave reviews from husband and son. Not sure if it was the liquid smoke, broth or what, but these are the ...

This is definitely a keeper!I didnt have liquid smoke so I used garlic bbq sauce and didnt have spicy brown mustard so I used ground mustard and regular mustard and turned out awesome...Loved it...

Finally, Sloppy Joes that are as easy to make as they are to eat! I admit I was skeptical, but it was a long day and I really didn't want to do all my usual prep work for Sloppy Joes. Alissa to ...

This was awesome. I uses real onion instead of dried onion.

Just finished making it, got a taste of it and yum! great recipe. I did use fresh onions and garlic as I didn't have the dried one. and added vegetable stock instead as well. It's all I had. ver...

Made this last night for hubby and he really loved it. I cut the sugar by one tablespoon and ended up having to delay dinner so I doubled the broth and just left it to barely simmer for nearly ...

Smoky, barbecuey, not too tomatoey or spicy. This had a strong tasste of the Dijon and had some bite back, but overall it was a decent reipe and I enjoyed my meal. I used mesquite smoke flavor. ...

These are delicious! Normally, I would be inclined to use fresh onion and garlic, but this was one of those nights I just wanted something as simple as possible. I really don't know that I wil...

This is one of the best sloppy joe recipes going!! Tried it "as is" the first go around and did make a couple small modifications. I used real onion instead of dried, omitted 1 tbsp. of brown ...