Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb beef, Ground
  • 12 cup onion, Chopped, 1 Md.
  • 12 cup celery, Thinly Sliced
  • 2 cups cabbage, Shredded
  • 13 cup green pepper, Chopped
  • 34 cup catsup
  • 14 cup water
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon mustard, Prepared
  • 8 hamburger buns (Hamburger buns should be split and toasted.)


  1. Cook and stir the meat, onion and celery in a large skillet until the meat is brown.
  2. Drain off the excess fat.
  3. Stir in the cabbage, green pepper, catsup, water, salt, and mustard and heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  4. Reduce the heat and cover.
  5. Simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 25 minutes.
  6. Spoon the mixture onto the bottom halves of the buns and top with the remaining halves.
  7. NOTE: For Sloppy Joes, omit the cabbage and salt.


Most Helpful

Delicious, nutritious and quick...everything I was looking for on a hot summer day. I dumped the onion, celery, chunks of cabbage and peppers in my food processor; gave it some quick pulses to coarsely chop all of the vegetables and that worked great, making it even quicker. I added those vegetables to the ground beef when the meat was partially cooked. We'll certainly have it again.

NoSpringChicken July 03, 2003

This would be good served over rice for a change of pace, instead of with the buns.

RuthPrc July 08, 2006

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