"Simple, tasty, quick...if your family likes sloppy joes, this one is for you!"


45 m servings 480 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 480 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 21.5 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.7g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 29.3 g
  • 59%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 844 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef; drain fat.
  2. Pour in tomato and French onion soups. Fill each can a quarter full with water to rinse the cans out. Pour into meat mixture. Add ketchup and brown sugar. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Let simmer for 30 minutes. Serve on hamburger buns.
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  1. 87 Ratings


This was as good as others said it was. The only problem is that I found it to be a little more runny than I would have liked, even after simmering for a few hours. I remied this by adding 1/8 ...

I didn't have any French onion soup, so I substituted a package of dry onion soup mix. It was really good. It tastes like Manwich only better because it's home-made!

This was very easy, and since it was a LOT of beef and I didn't want to halve it and waste the soups, I did as another reviewer suggested and froze the leftovers for a quick dinner later. I abs...

This was super easy and mighty tasty. The only thing I will do differently next time is NOT use the Lipton onion soup mix that others recommended (instead of the canned) and follow the recipe EX...

This was a great recipe. I omitted the extra water, and used an undrained 10oz can of diced tomatoes instead. Also, I didn't have canned onion soup, so I made up 1/2 a pack of onion soup mix, u...

This is GREAT!! Only thing I did different was also added a dry packet of french onion soup mix (both cans of soup as instructed AND the packet). and barely used any water so it thickened perf...

The second time I made this I added some hot sauce and it really gave it a kick that my entire family enjoyed.

This was a great recipe! I too, thought it was a little to runny so instead of simmering it for 30 minutes, I set the burner on high and was able to boil off the excess liquid in a few minutes....

It was really easy to make, and very good. I topped mine with shredded cheese. I'll definitely make it again.