On Line Cookbook

Barbecued Sloppy Joes

Recipe Information
Hamburger (ground beef) in a rich sauce to serve on toasted buns or try it over mashed potatoes or macaroni!!


Serves/Makes:6 or more

  • 1-1/2 lbs (.7 kg). lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) diced celery
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) Worchestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) catsup
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) salt
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) water
  • 1/8 tsp (1 ml) black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) paprika
  • 1 can of tomato soup (Campbell's brand IS the best here)
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) brown sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) dry mustard
  • Brown the ground beef (use a hot olive oil or shortening if it is toooo lean) in a large deep skillet or a broad surfaced pot like a dutch oven, then discard any excess fat.
  • Add all the remaining ingredients and stir very thoroughly.
  • Cover and simmer about 1-1/12 hours.
  • Serve.
This is a really delicious meal to serve on toasted buns with a good kettle fried potato chip vareity and a cold beer ANY time of the year, but especially nice for NFL Sundays or Monday Night football.