Classic Sloppy Joes

This is the one the kids (and lots of the grown-ups) will ask for again and again.



1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup chopped green pepper
1 lb. lean ground beef
1 1/2 cups Heinz® Tomato Ketchup
2 Tbsp. brown sugar
1 Tbsp. Heinz® Worcestershire Sauce
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
8 sandwich buns


  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan set over medium-high heat. Cook onion and pepper for 5 minutes.
  2. Add beef to the pan. Cook, stirring until browned, about 5 to 10 minutes. Drain off fat.
  3. Stir in Ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. Simmer over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve on sandwich buns.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1

Amount/serving %DV*
Calories 350  
Calories from Fat 80  
Total Fat 9g 14%
Sat. Fat 3g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 920mg 38%
Carbohydrates 51g 17%
Fiber 1g 4%
Sugar 19g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 8%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 10%
Iron 15%

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on 2,000 calorie diet


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1 person found this review helpful. added scant tsp mustard, sub worsteshire w/ hickory smoke marinade... extra brown sugar. yummy...

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