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The Best-Ever Sloppy Joes Recipe

Updated on December 26, 2014
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The Best Sloppy Joes Recipe Is Quick, Easy, Economical, Nutritious and Delicious

Sloppy Joes. YUM. That is what I think when I think of our family's Best-Ever Sloppy Joes Recipe. It is fast and easy and devoured by every member of our family with absolutely no reservations and plenty of enthusiasm!

The name Sloppy Joes may sound awful to you but the recipe is for a wonderfully delicious comfort food that is perfect for a quick and easy dinner which also happens to be easy on the pocketbook. This version is actually a bit more nutritious than many sloppy joes because it has the addition of bell peppers and corn.

Just how fast is this recipe, Brenda? Well assuming you have basic cooking skills, you should be able to get this meal onto the supper table in about 25 minutes.And how many will it serve? The recipe makes four servings. That is enough for the four hungry members of our family although it does not make enough for leftovers for us or for seconds or thirds. (I have two teenage boys, it is possible that they would have seconds and thirds.) After writing up the leftover recommendations further down on this page, I have decided that the next time I make this recipe I will be doubling it. Once you are familiar with this recipe, you just might decide to do the same!


Sloppy Joe Recipe

1 onion chopped

1 clove garlic minced

2 bell peppers chopped (red is best but green is fine)

1 tbsp. vegetable or olive oil

1 pound of lean ground beef (some call it ground beef round)

2 tsps. chili powder possibly more

2 cups of spaghetti sauce preferably homemade but a jar will do

1 1/4 cup of frozen corn kernels

4 rolls

Salt and pepper to taste

  • Cook time: 30 min
  • Ready in: 30 min
  • Yields: 4

Instructions

  1. Add the ground beef, onion, garlic and peppers to a somewhat deep skillet or frying pan, stirring occasionally until the ground beef is cooked.
  2. Add the chili powder, corn and the spaghetti sauce.
  3. Cover and simmer on a low heat setting for 5 minutes.
  4. During the simmering time, toast your buns.
  5. Season the cooked mix with salt and pepper to taste. (I usually do not add salt.)
  6. To serve, spoon the meat mixture over the buns!
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Sloppy joes are also called wimpies, yip yips, slushburgers, barbecues, hot tamalaes, steamers and gulash!

What Exactly Is A Sloppy Joe?

Wikipedia has a pretty basic definition of a sloppy joe. They say that "a sloppy joe is an American dish of ground beef, onions, sweetened tomato sauce or ketchup and other seasonings, served on a hamburger bun." I would say that that is a pretty good definition; a little different but very similar to my recipe.

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What To Serve With A Sloppy Joe

You can make your sloppy joes into a meal by serving it on grains or pasta, on buns, on a baked potato, beside a baked potato with a vegetable or with homefries. Add a salad or vegetables and dip and you are set for a great suppertime meal!

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A Sloppy Joe Apron

Use an apron to protect your clothes!

I have to admit that I don't always wear an apron but I do when I'm frying beef and especially beef with tomato sauce! This apron is a fun kitchen-themed machine-washable, 100-percent cotton apron. One size fits all, it features an adjustable neck and a front pocket. Lovely and fun!

A sloppy joe is called 'sloppy' because it can be very messy to eat. When you eat it...well, if you eat it as a sandwich...the contents tend to spring out from all sides! Some people, myself included, prefer to eat this dish open faced and with a fork and knife!

Every recipe should come with recommendations for leftovers! For this recipe, you can use the leftover sloppy joes mix on potatoes, in tortillas or in tacos. It would be well worth doubling the recipe in order to have leftovers!

The meat mixture will keep in the freezer for about three months. You could either freeze a whole batch or freeze it in individual portions and defrost as required.

A budget-friendly meal, sloppy joes date to the depression in the 1930s. However, their popularity definitely grew greatly in the 1950's and 60's.

A Final Word About The Best-Ever Sloppy Joes Recipe

In my opinion, the best Sloppy Joes meal is served just like the one in the very first picture on this page. The meat mixture is served open faced on two delicious, toasted buns with a wonderful mixed salad. (Because there are teenage boys in my home, the salad often becomes a Caesar salad, which is very good, too.)

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      Robin S 8 years ago from USA

      Thanks for entering the Big Orange Recipe Contest!

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      RuthCoffee 8 years ago

      The pictures convinced me! I eat my with a fork otherwise I lose control if you know what I mean.

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      Sniff It Out 8 years ago

      I never tried them but they look great! Welcome to The Cooks Cafe group.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      I remember eating this so often as a kid! Nicely done! Good luck in the Big Orange Recipe Contest Brenda! - Kathy

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      KimGiancaterino 8 years ago

      What a beautifully designed lens... Thanks for adding it to Culinary Favorites From A to Z. I remember eating Sloppy Joe's at our school cafeteria when I was a kid.

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      CleanerLife 8 years ago

      I love Sloppy Joes, but never considered adding corn. I'll have to try it next time! :)Good Luck in the Big orange Recipe contest!

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      Tarra99 8 years ago

      YUM YUM YUM! kids luv these...lenrolled to my Shepherds Pie recipe, 5* and a fav...Thanks Brenda!

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      Dianne Loomos 8 years ago

      I'd love for you to submit this recipe lens to my Hungry Squidz Choice Group.

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      Dianne Loomos 8 years ago

      Welcome to the Hungry Squidz Choice Group. Please stop by the group and grab the blue ribbon for your lens!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      As usual, another great lens! It's been years since I have had a sloppy joe. Hey, maybe that can be on the menu next time I drop in for a visit!

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      Robin S 8 years ago from USA

      This delicious lens is today's feature at the Cabaret Squidoo Best Recipes blog!

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      California_Dreamin 8 years ago

      Looks delicious. I'll definitely give this one a try.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      All I have to say is yummy I can't wait to try this

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      I've been wanting to give sloppy joes a try to I'll def try out this recipe. 5*

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      Adrienne Jenkins 8 years ago

      Your lenses are always beautiful.

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      tandemonimom lm 8 years ago

      You only made one mistake, in regard to the bell peppers: red is best, and green is NASTY! ;-) Other than that, a 5* recipe!

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      Crystal Booth 8 years ago from Stroud, OK

      Sloppy Joes are a favorite in my house. A fantastic job on this lens. Blessed by a Squid Angel :)

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      religions7 8 years ago

      Great lens - you've been blessed by a squidoo angel :)

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Such a tasty and delicious lens :)Definitely going to try this one out!

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      EpicFarms 8 years ago

      Tasty lens ~ We put our Sloppy Joes into pita pockets to cut down on the mess (works pretty well actually :o) 5* for some great recipes!Http;//www.Squidoo.com/ConnieCrankpot

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      Snozzle 8 years ago

      I picked out this lens as I didn't know what a Sloppy Joe was - only problem is that I'm a vegetarian! Anyway, showed it to my meat eating wife and she reckons it would be delicious. Excellent lens, as usual. Must see if you have any veggie lenses.Mike.

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      poutine 8 years ago

      We love sloppy joes here at our house.Adding green peppers is a good choice.

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      ThomasC 8 years ago

      Sloppy Joe's fan here for sure! So quick and easy to make and your recipes are perfect! Squid Angel Blessing for you!

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      Simeyc1 8 years ago

      MMMM Yummy! I might steal this recipe and add Guinness!!!

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      KimGiancaterino 8 years ago

      Blessed by a vegetarian Squid Angel :) and featured on my Squid Angel Diary this week.

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      hexagon 8 years ago

      Looks delicious. Never heard of sloopy joes before - I'll have to try make myself one. Easy to follow recipe. 5*

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      great lens, scrumptious pictures, easy recipes.

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      Susan Deppner 8 years ago from Arkansas USA

      Congratulations on the purple star, Brenda!

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      tandemonimom lm 8 years ago

      Lovely purple star for a lovely lens!

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      Carol Goss 8 years ago

      Sounds really good, I wanna go eat now, Thanks :)

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      Achim Thiemermann 8 years ago from Austin, Texas

      If you've ever wondered what big-shot fancy chefs eat at home - here's your answer: simple comfort food like, well, shown on this tasty page. I'm not a fancy-pants chef but I love sloppy joes, too! Blessed. :-)

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      squid-janices7 8 years ago

      Yummy! Congrats on the purple star. Another fabulous lens in your the best ever recipe series. I grew up on sloppy joes and we make them all the time, but we've never tried them with spaghetti sauce as an ingredient. Sounds delicious!

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      thepartyanimal2 8 years ago

      What a yummy lens - I love Sloppy JoeNIght - u get 5 messy stars for a job always well done

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Congratulations on your Purple Star Award Brenda!

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      Evelyn Saenz 8 years ago from Royalton

      Congratulations on your well deserved Purple Star Award!

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      AlisonMeacham 8 years ago

      Congratulations on your Purple Star!

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      MikkiGVee 7 years ago

      This recipe sounds delicious! Great lens

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      divacratus 2 7 years ago

      Can you believe in between reading your lens I felt so incredibly hungry that I had to go for a mid-night snack? I think I can feel all filled up only after having that sloppy joes now...MmmmMMmmm...

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      wayfarer lm 7 years ago

      What a fun lens! You took me back to my childhood. Sloppy joes, great comfort food.

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      rewards4life info 7 years ago

      Great lens, and yes I had thought they sounded quite strange but from the looks of this they look marvelous, might even have a go at making them myself...Thank you for opening my eyes.

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      Mary Beth Granger 7 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      Sounds yummy! I like the addition of the peppers! 5*

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      Tiddledeewinks LM 7 years ago

      I have 3 teen boys, too, but they are vegetarians,so I'd make this with the easy to find meatless hamburger.Check out my lens on meat substitutes! By the way-what is that purple star, and how do we get one?

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      this is really nice work I love sloppy joes and potato chip UMMMM that makes my mouth water just to think about it, I am giving you five star hands down and a lens roll to mine. as if you need it you doing great already. Thanks so much for this lens now I am hungry.Have a great Day

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Excellent Lens. 5*

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      AppalachianCoun 7 years ago

      Wonderful lens. Thank-you for the idea of putting corn in, we haven't done that but sounds good. Also, thank-you for all your help as newbies.

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      Debbie 7 years ago from England

      I' didn't know what these were although I'd heard of them. I'm always looking for new ideas for a pound of minced beef and will absolutely have to try these! Thanks for educating me in the world of sloppy Joe's :)

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      Kate Loving Shenk 7 years ago from Lancaster PA

      I've made a great sloppy joe recipe using Tempeh (a soy product) instead of the beef--and it's a hit around our house, as well!!!****5 and Faved!!

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      papawu 7 years ago

      I used to rerally love Sloppy Joes as a kid and I don't really know why I stopped eating them. I have to admit that it has been many years since my last Joe, but I definitely want one now. Like, Right Now!

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      When I was growing up in Scotland a "Sloppy Joe" was what you would call a T shirt. Great lens, thanks, PS: How about a vegetarian version

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      Joan4 7 years ago

      Congratulations on your purple star! These sloppy joes look fabulous! Yum!

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      CoachingTeam 7 years ago

      Nice blog! :) I will try this hamburger tomorrow! thank you

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      Barbara Radisavljevic 7 years ago from Templeton, CA

      You reminded me they existed and we haven't had them for a while. Yum! Now if only I had some green peppers.

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      cookiefan 7 years ago

      I love simple home cooking, like this sloppy joes recipe best. And what a coincidence that you like to create Best-Ever Recipe lenses. My brother and I started a website called Best-Ever-Cookie-Collection more than a year ago and continue to work on it daily. Can't wait to try your sloppy joes!

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      Samantha Devereux 7 years ago from Columbia Mo

      Printed off the recipe & plan on making it this weekend, Thank you!

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      Kiwisoutback 7 years ago from Massachusetts

      I haven't had one of these in forever. We had them all the time growing up. Good luck with the new products you've added (the affiliate links you Squidcasted about)!

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      Davidfstillwagon 7 years ago

      I haven't had a sloppy joe in years!terrific lens 5

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      Adelie 7 years ago

      5* Will be making the joes for dinner tomorrow will let you know how it goes :)

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      5* and I am lensrolling on my Redneck Martha's Kitchen Tips lens. With love, Darcie

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      Edit Photos 7 years ago from Earth

      Nice lens! One small topic - one huge lens - impressive 5*****

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      Bemused in Tasm 7 years ago

      Reminds me of the sloppy joes I had when I was in grade school -- 55 years ago! Thanks. Lovely lens.,

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      Shibamom LM 7 years ago

      Oh boy! I have some left over home made spaghetti sauce in my frig right now. Guess what we are having for dinner tonight? My kids LOVE sloppy joes, can't wait to hear how they like these.

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      Sami4u LM 7 years ago

      Hi Brenda,Question so what is the main difference between a sloppy joe and a maid rite? I have seen them in small town mom and pops restaurants on the menu and they seem to me as the same thing.ThanksSami

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      Rhonda Albom 7 years ago from New Zealand

      I loved sloppy joe as a kid. One of those recipes I totally forgot about over the years. We will have to see if the girls like it now. Blessed by an angel.

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      Diana Grant 7 years ago from United Kingdom

      I've never heard of sloppy Joes before, but that's because I'm English! I don't fancy it with rolls or buns, but it sounds good to eat with lots of other things like baked potato, pasta, wraps or tortilla shells.Interesting lens - I am still at the learning-and-copying-other-people stage.

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      Seeking Pearls 7 years ago from Pueblo West

      I love sloppy joes and the recipe you have provided looks oh so yummy. Thank-you so much for stopping by with the last angel blessing. I am honored to be the recipient. Wishing you and your family "A Wonderfully Prosperous & Blessed 2010"

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      Danielle713 7 years ago

      Great lens! Sloppy Joes are my sons favorite meal!

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      rubyandmahoney 7 years ago

      Sloppy joes are one my go-to meals because I almost always have all of the ingredients on hand. We too, like them open-faced.

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      Moe Wood 7 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      I'm definitely going to have to make this for DH. It's right up his alley.

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      carredsal 7 years ago

      Wow! Sloppy Joe's I haven't had one in ages. I think it's time to make some. Thanks for the great lens reminding me how delicious they are.

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      YselThorn 7 years ago

      you just gotta love sloppy joes!!!

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      flowski lm 7 years ago

      Thanks for the tasty recipe, these sloppy joes are the best ever!

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      how fun! Thanks for sharing your recipe :)

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      Sharon Berry 7 years ago from Michigan

      Yup, I love sloppy joes! But I must confess, I don't want a salad with mine, I want a big handful of potato chips and maybe some chip dip! Great lens and the spahgetti sauce idea is a great idea!

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      ElizabethJeanAl 7 years ago

      I love Sloppy Joes. They're quick and easy, and they taste so good.Thanks for sharingLizzy

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      marsha32 7 years ago

      I would have to omit the corn out of your recipe, but otherwise it sounds great

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      lasertek lm 6 years ago

      I like this recipe. I will definitely try this one and see how it tastes. Thanks for sharing.

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      VarietyWriter2 6 years ago

      Blessed by a SquidAngel :)

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      IntuitiveHealer 6 years ago

      What an awesome lens!! I must give this one a try. But without the cirn, I don't really like corn. I have Rachael's big orange book, too! ~~Jeanine

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      CelebStyle LM 6 years ago

      yum yum yum!....looks like I have a new idea for dinner tonight!

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      stacy mcdaniel 6 years ago

      I love sloppy joes. It goes good with french fries or Doritos. Sounds good.

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      triathlontraini1 6 years ago

      Sloppy Joes.....MMmmmmmm tasty sloppiness....

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      pylemountain1 6 years ago

      I could eat sloppy joes every day! Emailing this lens to my wife - thanks!

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      thesuccess2 6 years ago

      I try to find something new on Squidoo everyday; and now I know what Sloppy Joes are

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      JeffreyTymczak LM 6 years ago

      I loved Sloppy Joes! I rated it up!!! Great Job!!!Jeff

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      A big family favorite around our house, with homemade fries.

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      NealBeam 6 years ago

      I absolutely LOVE Sloppy Joes! BUT I have 5 kids and none of them like it! Bummer!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Living in the southern hemisphere sloppy joes have missed me completely. But I really like the sound of them. Can't wait to give them a try

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      Holley Web 6 years ago

      I love sloppy joes. We have enjoyed them as long as I can remember. This is an interesting recipe as I've never considered using corn. I'll try it! Now, I have to go cook because you've made me hungry :)

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      sousababy 6 years ago

      Ahh yes, a classic favorite around my house and the smell of them reminds me of the Bar-B-Que. Great lens, thanks for the tips.

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      sousababy 6 years ago

      Ohh, I really like sloppy joe's...all the flavor of bar-b-qued red meat without all the chewing. With a really fresh salad and a decent sized sesame bun...hey, to me, it's gourmet food.

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      kimbesa 6 years ago from USA

      Thanks! I've been wanting to make my own sloppy joe mix and here I found the tasty inspiration!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Thank you for making this page, sounds delicious, now i will have to make an extra trip to the store! :-)

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      gravityx9 6 years ago

      I love sloppy-joes and haven't had once in a long time (since my kids left home) -I know what I'm making for dinner tonight! - even with leftovers, lunch tomorrow, too! btw, thx for stopping by my graduation lens! THUMBS UP for Sloppy Joes!

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      gravityx9 6 years ago

      I forgot to say..........the Sloppier, the BETTER!

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      hayleylou lm 6 years ago

      **Blessed** and featured on My Time as a Squid Angel

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      jojokaya lm 6 years ago

      Looks delicious....

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      joanv334 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing!

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      MargoPArrowsmith 6 years ago

      I never heard of adding corn, but it sounds like a nice touch. I have Rachel Ray's pans, in fact I am about to go cook my multi veggies breakfast in the big one! They are really great

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      Barb McCoy 6 years ago

      When I make sloppy joes, my teens say it is the best dinner every....go figure.Adding to my favorites, going to try the recipe, and leaving a special Angel blessing.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Spaghetti sauce and corn both took me by surprise but they make sense. I love sloppy joes and am ready to love yours.

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      tssfacts 6 years ago

      I haven't had one of these in ages. You have given me an idea for lunch. Great job. Blessed by a SquidAngel. Happy St. Paddy's Day.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      wow..nice recipe brenda...thankyou...

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      patriciapeppy 6 years ago

      didn't realize there was so much information out there about sloppy joes cool lense.

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      deldobuss 6 years ago

      These look delicious and healthy for my family!

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      bames24 lm 6 years ago

      I definitely will try it out... I am a vegetarian so I guess I will modify the recipe somewhat but I am sure it will be great :)

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      Faye Rutledge 6 years ago from Concord VA

      I used to fix Sloppy Joes for my kids a lot and they loved them. In a pinch, you can just make them by adding ketchup and a little mustard to scrambled hamburger. I like the idea of using spaghetti sauce...think I'll try it. :)

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      UKGhostwriter 6 years ago

      Fantastic!

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      phoenix arizona f 5 years ago

      I have actually tried this recipe before, it's awesome!

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      geisonono 5 years ago

      That recipe's not common on Brasil :) but it's just great!!Would you mind visiting my Lens: http://www.squidoo.com/cooking4funThank you!

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      kristymckeown 5 years ago

      this looks like a great recipe! we don't make sloppy joes nearly enough at home. I think we sometimes forget the easy things!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Its looking so delicious..Nice lens

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      We love Sloppy Joes, and they're great with vegetarian "ground beef", too.

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      pawpaw911 5 years ago

      Love them.

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      RecipePublishing 5 years ago

      Thanks for the ideas!

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      RecipePublishing 5 years ago

      Wow I'm hungry mow.

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      Gordon N Hamilton 5 years ago from Wishaw, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom

      It may surprise you to know, Brenda, that up until about a fortnight ago, I had never heard of Sloppy Joes. I heard them mentioned on a TV programme, deemed to find out what they are and promptly forgot about them again until a couple of days ago. I am actually typing this as my own take on Sloppy Joe mix is cooking and I wish I had found this lens an hour earlier. Fabulous production and I will most definitely take your suggestions in to account whenever I next have a go at Sloppy Joes.

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      VoodooRULEs 5 years ago

      Heard of them? YES! Thought of them in the last 24 - 48 months no... But right now, I really WANT ONE!

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      RecipePublishing 5 years ago

      My family loves these!

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      RetroMom 5 years ago

      Who wouldn't want that scrumptious meal! My family will definitely be loving dinner tonight! Thanks for sharing this yummy lens!

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      Philipuk1983 5 years ago

      Cool, never had a sloppy joe before, maybe I should try it

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      Candlemakingsup 5 years ago

      YUMMY

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      mockingbird999 5 years ago

      It's been years since I've had one. Brings back memories.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      great lens.

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      Ruthi 5 years ago

      Amazing! I had sloppy joes for dinner today! I had to see if your recipe has my favorite and sure enough, you added corn, just as I do.

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      Johanna Eisler 5 years ago

      I haven't thought of them for ages. But now I know what we're having for dinner. ;)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Thanks, you have great, quick recipes, and very exciting ways to create them.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I grew up with Sloppy Joes in the 60's but it's hard to find that same exact taste today. Thank you for the lens. I'll have to try the recipe.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Good american staple dish for those of us with kids, they sure do love this stuff, including myself.

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      CruiseReady 5 years ago from East Central Florida

      I'm with you on the knife and fork ... I can't even imagine picking up a sloppy joe sandwich!

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      Peggy Hazelwood 5 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      Yum is right! This recipe for Sloppy Joes sounds great! I love chopped dill pickles and onions on mine.

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      Rosaquid 5 years ago

      This lens brought back childhood memories. Thanks!

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      agoofyidea 5 years ago

      I love sloppy joes, but my husband does not, so I don't make them very often. Now I want sloppy joes again.

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      kindoak 5 years ago

      Slushburgers, what an amazing name for a meal. That commercial is also amazing hehe!

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      Find-Online 5 years ago

      Sloppy Joes are yummy... but, yes, messy. You thought of everything, even just the right apron to wear when making them and napkins to use when eating them. Great lens.

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      Rankography 5 years ago

      Wow, talk about a forgotten food. I love sloppy joes and probably have not had them in Ten Years. Thank you for the reminder!!

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      DIY Mary 5 years ago

      I love Sloppy Joes but haven't had one in awhile. Your recipe looks really yummy!

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      Natural_Skin_Care 5 years ago

      I loved Sloppy Joes growing up. My mom made the best. Thanks for a new recipe to try out.

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      Dickstucki1 4 years ago

      These sound great. Yum!

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      gradientcat 4 years ago

      I usually use a dried mix, but I think I'll try from scratch next time.

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      Chocolate Pickney 4 years ago from Jamaica

      I'm drooling all over this lens, it has surely stirred up my appetite

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      girlfriendfactory 4 years ago

      I never thought of adding corn to the recipe ~ interesting twist I'll have to try! I use julienne carrots though and that's good.This terrific lens is more than worthy of a Flyby Winging and it can be found among the other blessed lenses for today at Have Wings Will Bless More! They may call me an aimless wanderer, but not all who wander are aimless and I'm glad my aim was good when I wandered upon this. ~Ren

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      Winter52 LM 4 years ago

      I haven't had sloppy joes in years and years. I think that it's about time to give them another try! :)

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      Judith Nazarewicz 4 years ago from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

      Great lens! My son is married with kids of his and still asks me to make sloppy joes!

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      LouisaDembul 4 years ago

      I have seen sloppy joes on tv.... but it sounds like something I love, sauce eaten with bread!

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      Meganhere 3 years ago

      My mother has made sloppy joes for my sons but I've never made them. Now I know why they love them!

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      RuthieDenise 3 years ago

      I love em! I have never made the homemade ones but it looks pretty easy so I think I will give them a try.

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