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Homemade Sloppy Joes

Remember Sloppy Joes? Or as one of the Olsen twins calls it in It Takes Two, the big gooey messy burger? I told Parker I think it had been at least 10 years since I had eaten one, but I saw this recipe and instantly wanted to bring the Joe back from my childhood. Sloppy Joes are just a fun, easy weeknight meal that is very husband and kid friendly. Plus, this recipe really couldn't be simpler to throw together in a flash. I served it with sweet potato fries and corn on the cob, and the combination was perfect. I'll be making these Joes again!

Ingredients (makes 8-10 burgers):
1 lb ground beef
1 small onion, diced
1 10.75 ounce can tomato soup, diluted
1 8 oz can tomato sauce
1 cup ketchup
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp mustard
1/4 tsp garlic powder
hamburger buns

Directions:
1. Brown ground beef in skillet. Drain fat if necessary, then add in onion and saute a few minutes until tender.
2. Stir in soup, tomato sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and garlic powder. Simmer 10 minutes, stirring often.
3. Serve on buns and eat up! Eat like a hamburger or eat open-faced with a fork if you're feeling fancy and don't want it all over your face. We opted for the messy face option- enjoy!



12 comments :

Melissa said...

Sloppy Joes always remind me of my youth. My mom used to make them on those nights that we were all running around in a million different directions - delicious comfort food! Thanks for sharing your recipe!

Katie said...

It Takes Two!
"Yeah the, um, Big Gooey Messy Burger"
"Also known as a Sloppy Joe"
"Sloppy Joe…. Riight…"

Karla said...

YUM! I love Sloppy Joes. Haven't had one in years! Thanks for this!! =D

Ashley said...

I love Sloppy Joe's. It hasn't been that long ago that I had one but I want to try this recipe now!

Rachel S said...

I have been needing a good sloppy joes recipe! Thanks!

Emily Stewart said...

It Takes Two is the reason I absolutely love sloppy joes! My sisters and I always used to want to have a food fight like they did in the movie. Oh and also these sloppy joes are delish!

Diane @ DD Kimball Road said...

Oh my gosh! I haven't seen It Takes Two in forever!!!! *Runs to Netflix to see if it's on instant....cries baby tears to see it's not* Anyways....the hubby loves sloppy joes....me not a big fan, but I'll be sure to try this out for him! Thanks for posting!

Hilary said...

I love Sloppy Joes! I'll have to try this recipe.

Mrs. M ~ a.k.a. ~ April said...

And here I was thinking of making tuna salad on a cold night?! Hellooo? Thank you for this great recipe, I just might try it tonight!

Night Owl said...

not big on sloppy joes

Jamie @ You Gotta Have Hart said...

Yummy!! Rob will love this! It's totally going in my recipe book (which happens to be right next to me right now) Happy Thanksgiving!!

Finley S said...

hmmm sounds pretty yum!!! haha...i like the sound of the messy option!!!

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