Sloppy Joes are the perfect crowd-pleaser, whether it’s a typical family dinner or a slumber party for the soccer team. The ingredients are simple and these can be ready in 30 minutes.

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

Prep Time: 25 minutes   |   Yield: 8 servings


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 6-8 hamburger buns
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce



  1. Brown the meat in a saute pan.
  2. Remove meat from pan and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in the pan and saute the onions over medium-high heat until soft, about 3-5 minutes.
  4. Return meat to the pan with the onions.
  5. Mix all the sauce ingredients together in a bowl.
  6. Add sauce to the pan with the meat and onions.
  7. Simmer 10-15 minutes.
  8. Pour over toasted hamburger buns and serve.

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