Delicious and Easy Picky Eater Sloppy Joes Recipe

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Delicious and Easy Picky Eater Sloppy Joes Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 10, 2024

This Picky Eater Sloppy Joes recipe is perfect for kids and adults alike. Made with simple ingredients and bursting with flavor, this easy meal is sure to become a family favorite. The sweet and tangy sauce pairs perfectly with the savory ground beef, creating a tasty and satisfying meal.


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Hamburger buns


  1. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned. Drain excess fat.
  2. Add the diced onion, bell pepper, and garlic to the skillet. Cook for 5 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Stir in the ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Toast the hamburger buns in the oven or toaster.
  5. Spoon the meat mixture onto the bottom half of each bun. Top with the other half of the bun.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Sloppy Joes are believed to have originated in the 1930s in the United States.
  • The name 'Sloppy Joe' is thought to have come from a sandwich shop cook named Joe who made messy sandwiches.
  • Sloppy Joes are a popular choice for school lunches and quick weeknight dinners.