Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Super Easy Homemade Sloppy Joes

My kids and I don't like canned sloppy joe sauce. And I don't know what the point is. I can make homemade just as quick as opening a can and for a fraction of the cost :) Double the sauce if you like your sloppy joes extra sloppy. This is a great freezer recipe also. Make the meat mixture and freeze it in a ziplock bag. Thaw and warm before serving.

1 lb hamburger, browned and drained
1/2 c. ketchup
2 T brown sugar, heaping if you like really sweet
1 T Worcestershire sauce
1 T bbq sauce

Mix together in a saucepan over medium until hot. Serve on hamburger buns or rolls. My kids love these. You can add a dash of hot sauce also if you like 'em sweet and spicy.

9 comments:

Jess to the Lo said...

THX so much! I'd l wanted sloppy joes recently, but hate buying the flavor packets and tomato paste special for them. Now, I just have to get some hamburger meat. ;)

Heather said...

yum! i think i'm going to try your recipe. i don't particularly like the can version either. yours sounds great!

Stephanie said...

It amazes me the things people think they need cans or packets to cook. Did you know that they have packets of white sauce mix?! I prefer homemade sloppy joes as well, actually I tend to prefer just about everything homemade!
These look really good, with the Worcestershire sauce, I don't think I've ever added that in my sloppy joes. Looks so yummy!

Andrea said...

That sounds really good. And easy! I'm gonna try it.

mint said...

you have really good recipes on here!

Julie said...

This looks so good! My son LOVES sloppy joes! I am going to try this recipe this weekend...Thanks Julie

Sonya said...

I have a favorite sloppy joe recipe aswell..all homemade sloppy joe's are waaaay better than the canned stuff. This looks like a winner:)

marybt said...

I love sloppy joes.

I use the can. [hangs head in shame] lol. But that's because I never have any of the ingredients you mentioned except BBQ in my house. lol.

Did you know people pay 8 bucks for *beer bread mix*?! And you still have to add your own bottle of beer! People! It's like 2 cups of flour (or is it 3?) and a cup of sugar! Totally not worth 8 bucks!

mint said...

I made these yesterday and they are good!!!