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There’s something about summer time and sloppy joe’s! These were really good and were yummy served with corn on the cob and home-made fries.
Dressed-Up Sloppy Joe’s

Dressed up Sloppy Joe’s


  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp seasoning salt
  • 1 medium onion minced
  • 1/2 green pepper minced
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 3 TB brown sugar
  • 3/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 TB tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup water to reach desired consistency
  • 6 hamburger buns


  1. Brown ground beef with onion, green pepper, and garlic. Add in mustard, ketchup, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce. Combine tomato paste and water and add to hamburger mixture. Add more water if desired. Season with salt and black pepper to taste. Cover and simmer on low for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve on fresh hamburger buns.

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One Response to “Dressed up Sloppy Joe’s”

  1. mysteryhistorymom

    Oh, this looks delicious! I think I'll make this tomorrow night- after I hit the corn stand! Thanks for sharing! Lori