Easy sloppy joe sandwich.
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Easy Sloppy Joe Recipe

This easy sloppy joe recipe is a total crowd pleaser and this quick, unique and flavorful recipe is sure to be a hit with the entire family. Try it today!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy sloppy joe recipe, easy sloppy joes, homemade sloppy joes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 391kcal
Author Longbourn Farm • Alli Kelley


  • 1 pound ground meat
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Brown ground meat.
  • While meat is browning, whisk remaining ingredients except the orange zest for the sauce.
  • When the meat is almost finished browning, add the onion and garlic and cook until translucent.
  • Add the sauce and simmer until thickened, about 5-8 minutes.
  • Add the orange zest and cook for another minute.
  • Serve on hamburger buns that have been buttered and heated until golden on a griddle.


Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 666mg | Potassium: 548mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2.6mg