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Classic Sloppy Joes

Classic Sloppy Joes

Charlotte Hancey
Quick and easy homemade sloppy joes! Full of classic, delicious flavors with everyday ingredients.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 yellow or white onion, diced
  • 1 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons steak sauce (A-1)
  • 1/2 cup tomato soup concentrate
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Hamburger buns, for serving


  • Heat a large, non-stick skillet to medium-high. Add ground beef and onion then cook until meat is browned. Drain excess grease.
  • Add ketchup, Worcestershire, steak sauce, tomato soup, curry, sage, salt, pepper, and bay leaf. Stir until combined well.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove bay leaf.
  • Serve on buns.


  1. We like to add sliced dill pickles to ours. 
  2. Freezes well! I like to double this and freeze excess for an even easier future dinner. 
Keyword easy dinner, family dinner, ground beef, sloppy joes
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