Easy Sloppy Joes

Easy Sloppy Joes


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About this recipe: Need a new recipe for mince? Try this American favourite which tastes like a cross between bolognese and chilli. This will serve 6 people generously, so you might have leftovers for lunch. Serve it in floury baps or with garlic bread.


Serves: 6 

  • 1.5kg minced beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 -3 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 1 (350g jar) tomato-based chilli sauce
  • 3 or 4 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3 or 4 tablespoons dark soft brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mustard (optional)
  • For serving
  • Floury baps or crusty rolls

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Cook the mince in a large pot over medium-high heat, until evenly browned. Add the onion and celery, and cook until the onion is tender, about 3 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and pour in the chilli sauce. Stir in the vinegar and sugar. Add mustard if using. Simmer until the mixture has slightly thickened. Serve with baps or crusty rolls.

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