Super Easy Sloppy Joes

Super Easy Sloppy Joes


"Fast and easy! These sloppy joes are a sure winner. Ground beef and chili sauce are the main ingredients, the rest you probably have on hand. Only 5 ingredients, so it goes from in the pot to on the table super fast!"


30 m servings 536 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 536 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 35.4 g
  • 54%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 38.1 g
  • 76%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 139 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium:
  • 233 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Crumble the ground beef into a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring frequently until evenly browned. Drain off grease. Add the onion and celery, and cook until the onion is tender, about 3 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and pour in the chili sauce. Stir in the vinegar and sugar. Add mustard if using. Simmer until the mixture is your desired thickness. Serve on buns.
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  1. 79 Ratings


This was a hit! I will not purchase canned items, therefore, my family has not had Joe's for YEARS! Thanks, this was great! I added a little ketchup and a dash of worcestershire sauce. It to...

My husband and I both felt that this was not as flavorful as Sloppy Joe's we are accustomed to. Perhaps using a little less beef or a little more sauce would help to intensify the flavor. Also...

I converted this recipe for a crock pot. After I browned the beef, I just added everything (I left out the brown sugar) to the pot and let it go on low. Turned out great. Modifications: I add...

I am giving this recipe five stars. Earlier reviewer didn't find it flavorful enough, but we loved the flavor -- it seemed sufficiently intense for us (we did use the "optional" mustard, which ...

Pretty good - a little sweet for my taste, but easily fixed by omitting the sugar. I added a bit more chili sauce, and added celery salt since I didn't have celery. I also added some green tabas...

Easy, and yummy~~loved by whole family!

This recipe satisfies a taste for sloppy joes. I prefer chili to sloppy joes so I added some chili powder and hot sauce to give it some zing.

I didn't use the celery or mustard and it was great! Thanks for the recipe!

Taking the other reviewer's comment, I doubled the amount of chili sauce, vinegar, and sugar. Very easy and good. My husband really liked it.