Mr. L is a huge fan of sloppy joes. Like, huuuge! So one night, instead of getting the same old canned sloppy joe mix stuff, I decided to try a homemade version. I Googled for a recipe and I came across one sandwiched in a post on Deb's Tastefully Simple Recipes (it's the third recipe listed). The ingredients list was very simple, so I gave it a shot!
It actually came out pretty good! Next time I think I'll add some chopped onions instead of the onion powder I threw on the ground beef as well as some chopped bell peppers (or maybe a can of Rotel, per Mr. L's suggestion) to give it a little more body. Otherwise I'll definitely make this my go-to sloppy joe recipe in the future -- yay for no more cans!
- 1 lb ground beef (season as desired -- I used onion and garlic powder)
- 1 tsp mustard
- 3/4 c ketchup
- 1 tsp seasoned salt
- 1 tbsp brown sugar
Stir in 1 tsp mustard, 3/4 c ketchup, 1 tsp seasoned salt, and 1/4 tbsp brown sugar.