Easy Sloppy Joe Recipe – Just 15 Minutes!

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This Easy Sloppy Joe recipe is miles away from ordinary with a special ingredient added to really kick this simple recipe up a notch. This hearty meal is ready in just 15 minutes these can be on your table any night of the week!

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Chad and I have really caught this travel bug. It is actually funny because we are the type of people that enjoy ‘home life’ so much.

We generally prefer eating at home over eating out. Entertaining at home is our favorite way to get together with friends.

But, for the last few months, we can’t seem to get enough of traveling and touring the best food each city has to offer. It has been amazing.

And the bug has bitten us again so we are working extra hard so we can take a few days off to head to Sedona. Have you ever been?

It is so amazing! I can’t wait to share our trip with you. I am sure we will have some fabulous food photos and red rock mountain photos to share with you.

We are going to catch a glimpse of what fall really looks like. We only have 2 seasons in Phoenix: hibernating season and tourist season, and neither of them offers pretty colored trees.

Of course in the hub bub of getting ready for the trip, Lazy Day cooking is king!

I had a hankering for Sloppy Joe’s and not a lot of time to prepare dinner so I put a quick and easy spin on my regular recipe and came up with these sensational Joe’s.

My favorite meatloaf has a sweet ketchup topping that is out of this world! I add balsamic vinegar for a little zip and I tell you it adds just the right touch of sweet/tangy and a hint of smokiness. Combining those flavors with my sloppy Joe’s really kicked them up a notch.

Chad and I devoured these Lazy Day Sloppy Joe’s every time I made them and I know you are going to love them too.

Helpful Tips to make this Easy Sloppy Joe Recipe:

  • I like to butter the buns and toast them in the oven. It adds great texture and flavor to the sandwich.

Enjoy!

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RECIPE VIDEO

Watch the video below to see how easy it is to make this recipe!

Lazy Day Sloppy Joe On Plate

Easy Sloppy Joe Recipe – Just 15 Minutes!

Donna Elick
Easy Sloppy Joes are miles away from ordinary with a special ingredient added to really kick this simple recipe up a notch. This hearty meal is ready in just 15 minutes these can be on your table any night of the week!
Tried this recipe?Please comment and review!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main
Cuisine American
Method Stovetop
Servings 6

Ingredients
 

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 1/4 cups ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 6 hamburger buns

Instructions
 

  • Cook ground beef, in a 10″ skillet over medium-high heat. Drain any excess liquid. Add remaining ingredients. Add 1/4 cup water. Stir until combined. Cover and reduce temperature to simmer, for 5 minutes. Remove cover and stir.
  • Serve sloppy Joe mixture on hamburger buns and enjoy!

Video

Donna’s Notes

I like to butter the buns and toast them in the oven. It adds great texture and flavor to the sandwich.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 | Calories: 282cal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 738mg | Sugar: 15g | Fiber: 1g | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 4mg

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe’s nutritional value will vary depending on the ingredients used, measuring methods, and portion sizes.

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9 Comments

  1. These are delicious! Never been a fan of regular sloppy Joes so what a great change. Buttering and toasting the buns makes all the difference!

  2. Hi! I make my sloppy joes almost like yours except I do add a little minced onion and green pepper as well as Worcestershire sauce instead of balsamic vinegar. I'll have to try the vinegar next time and see if that's something I want to change to!
    Thank you for all the delicious recipes, I really enjoy them!

  3. I made these. My husband said this is the best sloppy joe he ever had. They really are very good. I will certainly be making these again.

  4. I have no idea what happened but followed it to a t. It was so vinegary we couldn't eat it and had to just eat mashed potatoes for dinner. I even added more water, tomato juice and even some brown sugar to try to even it out. Didn't work. Do you really put a whole tablespoon into this?

  5. I love Sloppy Joes – my husband, not so much. He'd agree to eat them once every couple of months or so, & we always bought the canned stuff. I made this recipe tonight & he LOVED it! It was really good & easy to make. He said that now, he would like to have this a lot more often, so thank you for making him a Sloppy Joe lover!

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