Get ready to rediscover your school time favorite! Sloppy Joes are a classic for a reason: they’re meaty, tangy, smoky, with just the right balance of sweet and savory. Once served on your favorite bun, Sloppy Joes become the sandwich that satisfies and sustains you throughout the day! This is perfect for backyard barbeques, picnics, or just trips down memory lane. Try this recipe, courtesy of our friends at Cooking Professionally.


1 pound lean ground beef
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1/4 cup green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon yellow mustard
3/4 cup ketchup
3 teaspoons brown sugar
salt, to taste
ground black pepper, to taste
bulkie rolls, optional, for serving


Step 1 – In a medium skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef, onion, and green pepper until the beef is no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 2 – Drain off the liquids in the skillet.

Step 3 – Stir in the garlic powder, mustard, ketchup, and brown sugar, mixing thoroughly.

Step 4 – Reduce the heat to low and allow the mixture to simmer for 30 minutes.

Step 5 – Season with salt and pepper.

Step 6 – Pile high on bulkie rolls and serve!