Sloppy Joes

sloppy joe sandwich with pickles and coleslaw on plate

Feeling lazy, like you don’t want to cook after a long, hard day at work? Sloppy Joes are easy to put together and well loved by all. Serve with a side of coleslaw and some potato chips and you’re done.

Sloppy Joes

Yield: 6-8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 lbs. Kosher ground beef
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • A dash or two of Worcestershire sauce, to taste
  • 6-8 hamburger buns plain or toasted


  1. Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add onions and cook until translucent.
  2. Raise heat to high, add ground beef, and cook, breaking up beef with a spatula, until meat is browned and no more pink remains.
  3. Add ketchup, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce. Stir well and continue to cook until heated through.
  4. To serve: place open hamburger bun on large plate and spoon on the meat mixture. Close the bun and serve with a side of coleslaw and some potato chips.