Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

This recipe comes from "Better Homes and Gardens, Junior Cook Book" from 1955. My mom made these when she was a kid, and for us when we were kids! It's a nice "sloppy joe" style sandwich without the tomato sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook meat and onion together until meat is browned.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix.
  3. Cover; simmer gently over low heat 30 minutes.
  4. Stir occasionally.
  5. Spoon into 8 buns.


Most Helpful

I love this sloppy joe recipe. I add some worstershire. Don't let the gumbo soup fool you, it's wonderful and even better as it slow simmers.

PegJane April 09, 2013

This is a wonderful and easy recipe! Great for people who don't really enjoy or just want a change from they the "red sauce" sloppy joes. I always wondered what people were talking about when they talked about sloppy joes having rice in them! Also wonderful to make up and place into a crock pot for parties. Very tasty, thanks for posting.

livie May 12, 2009

My favorite sloppy joe recipe, just like my mom used to make. The longer it simmers, the better the flavor.

KayBeeOakdale May 18, 2005

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