sloppy joes recipe

Super Sloppy Joes Recipe

Get a real taste of the American game day with this delicious sloppy joes recipe. Serve with fluffy white buns and enjoy this American classic.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • Frying Pan


  • 500 g Minced beef or veggie option
  • 1 large Onion
  • 1 Green bell pepper
  • 1 Stick of celery
  • 3 Cloves of garlic
  • 1.5 tbsp MKS sloppy joe mix
  • 2 tbsp Tomato paste
  • 1 cup Veggie stock
  • 400 g Tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt


  • Heat oil in a large frying pan and saute onion, bell pepper and celery until soft and translucent. Add garlic and MKS sloppy joe mix and fry for a further 2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Add beef or quorn mince stir and lightly fry until brown all over.
  • Add tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes. Then add veggie stock, tin of tomatoes and Worcestershire sauce and bring to a boil. Cook on a low simmer for 30-40 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
  • Lightly butter buns and add a generous dollop of the sloppy joes mixture on to each bun. They key here is to remember it's called sloppy joes for a reason. 


Tips and Trick
If you want a thicker sauce try mixing 1 tablespoon of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water in a cup and add it to the mixture cook for a few more minutes and the sauce will start to noticeably thicken up.
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