1940's Original Sloppy Joes

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READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by The Simple Recipe D

This is the original sloppy joe recipe that I found on http://theculinarycellar.com/memorial-day-and-a-1940s-recipe/. What is listed below is my updated recipe that tweaks it a bit for my family's tastes. It's now perfect and sooooooooooooooo easy to make. Recipe can be doubled (or more) easily with no worries that the taste will get messed up.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown ground beef in skillet. Drain grease.
  2. Add salt, onion & green pepper to beef in skillet. Simmer for 10 minutes until sweating and starting to get translucent.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to skillet. Mix well. Taste. Adjust if necessary for personal tastes.
  4. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  5. Serve on toast bread or hamburger buns.

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