Nick's sloppy joes

Nick's sloppy joes


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About this recipe: The best and most amazing sloppy joes. Made with beef mince, these are so easy. Serve on a toasted bun.

nickrt Shropshire, England, UK

Serves: 6 

  • 500g quality minced beef
  • 40g chopped onion
  • 35g chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 140ml ketchup
  • 40ml barbecue sauce
  • 15g dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped chilli
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Fry the minced beef on a medium heat and add the onion and green pepper. Drain the liquid off.
  2. Very finely chop the garlic and add it to the pan. Add the mustard, ketchup, barbecue sauce, brown sugar and chilli.
  3. Mix thoroughly, reduce heat, simmer for 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Done.

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Reviews (11)


These were delicious, I've never had sloppy joes before so have nothing to compare them to but this did not stop me and my family demolishing them at lightning speed. Thanks for sharing! (I didn't have any fresh chillies so I just used dried chilli flakes) - 11 Dec 2011


I never had these before but and thought putting it in a bun a bit odd but me and my daughter loved it, very tasty. - 27 Sep 2014


These were absolutely lovely! Used to have these in the states but have never seen a recipe here - very tangy & super delicious!! Other half loved it! - 04 Feb 2015

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