Simple Sloppy Joes

Author: swampkitty05  //  Category: Food Porn, Recipes

Why spend the money to buy the canned preservative-heavy sloppy joe sauce when you can make them much cheaper and tastier yourself? And the recipe is so simple, even a child can make it.

Sloppy Joe

Besides, you can always use the leftovers for the base of some killer Shepherd’s Pie.

Simple Sloppy Joes

2 lbs. lean ground beef
24 oz. bottle ketchup
Yellow mustard, to taste
3 tbsp. dark brown sugar

Brown the ground beef, and drain all fat. Add remaining ingredients, and let simmer 5 minutes. Serve on hamburger buns.

2 Responses to “Simple Sloppy Joes”

  1. Learninghorses Says:

    One word. Yum.

  2. Columbus Foodie » Blog Archive » Shepherd’s Pie Says:

    [...] My variation of the dish is very simple. For the base, I make up a batch (or use leftover) of my sloppy joe recipe, sprinkle it with leftover (or frozen if I have no leftover) peas and carrots, and cover it with a batch (or leftover) mashed potatoes. I sprinkle it with sweet paprika, and then bake it for 40 minutes (or until top is lightly browned or a bit crusted). Fantastic fresh out of the oven, and just as good reheated the next day. [...]

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