homemade sloppy joes

Homemade Sloppy Joes


Just about everybody already has the ingredients at home to make these homemade Sloppy Joes. Sloppy Joes are a quick and easy dinner to make and who doesn’t love ’em? This recipe is from my mom. She likes to make them when she has a big crowd coming for dinner. They always get gobbled up! Make more than you think you’ll need. Some will ask for seconds!

2 lb. ground beef

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1/2 cup. diced onion

1/2 cup diced celery

1 cup ketchup

1 teaspoon dry mustard

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1 tablespoon cider vinegar

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1/4 cup water

Saute the onion and celery in the oil until it starts to soften. Add ground beef and cook until browned. Drain the fat and add the remaining ingredients. Simmer about 20 minutes or until thick. 

Spoon onto toasted buns. 

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