The VERY BEST Homemade Sloppy Joes is a sloppy joe recipe that’s not only delicious but quick & easy to make using real ingredients instead of a store-bought can of sauce. 100s of reviews agree!
There aren’t many dinners that you can get on the table faster than whipping up a Sloppy Joes. And while the store-bought sauce that rhymes with San-wich might make this meal even quicker, it’s got some less-than-ideal ingredients. After all, I tend to avoid high fructose corn syrup in my sweets, much less my dinner.
So what’s a Sloppy Joe-lovin’ family to do? Why, put together your own quick and easy, all-natural sauce, of course! It only takes a couple of minutes, it tastes soooo much better (in fact, you get to control how sweet and/or salty you want it), and you don’t have to worry about any unnecessary additives.
How to Make Sloppy Joes
I shared my Slow Cooker Chicken Sloppy Joes awhile back, which feature this same sauce, but sometimes you don’t have the forethought (or time) to toss something into the crock pot first thing in the morning.
So if you still want an effortless, family-pleasing meal come 5 o’clock, make this tried-and-true Homemade Sloppy Joe recipe! Simply brown some ground beef (or turkey), stir together a simple sauce, and then combine the two. Allow the mixture to simmer on the stove for a few minutes and then slap it on some buns. Easy peasy!
There’s really not much more to say about this recipe, folks. Adults love it, too, though kids adore it. It’s so simple but oh-so-good. A side salad, some baked beans, and — of course — some thickly-sliced pickles on top of your Sloppy Joes, and…dinner is served!
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