Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 35 mins

Here is a recipe from a school system when schools used to make their lunches from scratch. It's quick, easy and delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown beef and chop with fork tines, not too fine and add salt.
  2. Combine other ingredients and let come to a boil; add beef. Simmer 20 minutes.
  3. Serve over hamburg rolls.


Most Helpful

My husband and I really enjoyed this! I added some minced garlic and chopped onion while browning the meat. Next time, I might cut back on the vinegar, because it came through pretty strong in the finished product. But, all in all this is an easy, delicious weeknight supper. Thank you!

TrebleClef January 08, 2011

I made this with ground turkey because we were snowed it. I think it will probably taste better with ground beef but it tasted pretty good made with turkey. Thanks granny franny #2 for a very easy sloppy joe recipe. Bullwinkle

bullwinkle January 02, 2007

I've never made sloppy joe from scratch before, and this recipe makes it so easy! Other sloppy joe recipes require green pepper, and I usually don't have that on hand because they spoil so easily, so this recipe is great for me because I always have all the ingredients in my kitchen. I've added some chopped onion to give it a bit more texture, and I suppose if planned ahead, some green pepper or celery can be added too. My family just loves this!

singingmomof6 September 29, 2006

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