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Easy Sloppy Joes

Serves 4-6
Cuisine: American
Category: Sandwiches & Salads, 30 minutes or less, Old-School Classics
These Sloppy Joes are fast and easy! In just 20 minutes you could be diving into a flavor bomb of messy goodness. The classic sloppy sandwich is delightfully delicious.
Prep Time
10 mins
Other Time
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
  • 1 pound Certified Angus Beef ® ground chuck
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 6 burger buns
  1. Heat a large pan to medium high. Brown the beef, breaking up big chunks with a large spoon, about 4 minutes. Stir in onion and garlic; sear 3 more minutes.
  2. Add salt, pepper, paprika and tomato paste; stir until tomato paste is smooth and warmed by beef. Stir in water, ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire and cider vinegar. Simmer over medium heat 5-10 minutes until sauce thickens.
  3. Serve on burger buns (toasted optional).
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