An old-school childhood favorite that can be made in a pinch of time for a quick homemade weeknight family meal that is both satisfying and yummy! The best part about these sandwiches lies within the name because everyone gets to be sloppy at the dinner table, which can make for some interesting conversation and smiles. Sometimes the standards of proper etiquette during dinner needs to be thrown out the window!
Course Main Course
Diet Low Salt
Keyword Childhood dinner recipes, Kid Recipes with hidden veggies, Old Fashioned Sloppy Joes with ketchup, Old School Recipes
Prep Time 2minutes
Cook Time 28minutes
Total Time 30minutes
2LbsGround Beef80% or 90% lean works well
½LargeGreen Pepper red peppers or celery can be substatuded
½CupKetchupyour favorite brand
1Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
1Tsp Red Wine Vinegar
½Tsp Salt and Pepper to taste
Chop the vegetables small in size, so that they soften quickly and season the sauce well.
In a medium-sized skillet, season and brown the ground beef with salt and pepper while separating the meat to produce crumbles and softening the garlic and veggies over medium heat. About 7-10 minutes
Strain and discard the grease from the pan, then lower the heat to a low setting.
Stir in the tomato sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire Sauce, and vinegar. Simmer for 20 minutes before serving.
Serve this Sloppy Joe mixture on your favorite style bun with a slice of cheese!