Chuckwagon Sandwiches

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by CookbookCarrie

From a Hometown Cooking magazine that isnt published anymore. My Family loves these and they have INCREDIBLE flavor....much better than those packaged or canned sloppy joe mixes!!!

Top Review by tinajoebob

Very good, made this almost true to recipe, but used fire roasted diced tomatoes. Definately a keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb ground beef
  • 14 cup diced onion
  • 14 cup diced sweet green pepper
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pork and beans in tomato sauce (I use Bush's)
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice
  • 2 tablespoons catsup
  • 1 12-3 teaspoons chili powder (to taste)
  • 14 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 3 -5 dashes hot pepper sauce (leave out if preparing for kids)
  • 8 -10 hamburger buns or 8 -10 kaiser rolls


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef, onion, and sweet peppers until meat is brown.
  2. Drain off Fat.
  3. Stir in beans, tomatoes, katsup, chili powder, mustard and pepper sauce.
  4. Bring to boiling and reduce heat Summer uncovered for 20-25 minutes or until thickened.
  5. To serve, spoon onto buns or rolls (I add a slice of cheese to this).

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