15 Reviews

This was my favorite sloppy joe recipe growing up. Definitely different from traditional sloppy joes and my picky eater will eat this.

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11Shelly12 September 02, 2014

Very similar to the recipe my mother used for sloppy joe lunch fund raisers for our school. Kids can't get enough!

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Denver cook October 12, 2013

Really tasty and tangy and an easy recipe to make. I used ground turkey instead of ground beef and it turned out delicious!

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Cmcmillen67 September 11, 2012

Great variation on a sloppy joes. My family enjoys these for a quick afternoon meal with beans & weenies. Thank-you

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Kate57 January 25, 2012

The recipe I grew up with is very similar to this. I've never eaten sloppy joes any other way, so not sure how they compare to others. I don't use vinegar, brown sugar or worcestershire sauce and I've never had a complaint. I use two cans of chicken gumbo and add ketchup to taste. I can't imagine sloppy joes without chicken gumbo soup.

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lunasea1039 October 05, 2009

Very tasty and easy.

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ronaldsking April 22, 2009

These were delicious and very easy to make. I make them in a skillet on top of the stove instead of microwaving. I just browned the meat and then added the rest of the ingredients and heated it until it was simmering. Thanks for the recipe!

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Chef Schellies March 09, 2009

I grew up on this recipe. We made it regularly for church get togethers. It's the only joe's I'll eat (I don't like BBQ taste in burger). I also cook on the stove and always add onion to the browning beef.

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sherrirod February 07, 2009

If you're leary of this recipe, don't be, it's great. My grandson does not like BBQ so this is a great sloppy joe substitute. I call it "Loose Meat" sandwiches.

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PegJane January 28, 2009

This is the version that I've made since the early 1960's. The only thing different that I do is brown a finely chopped large onion with the ground beef. I was totally surprised the first time that I made it because you can't even tell the soup is in the finished dish. Great recipe!

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Julie in TX August 13, 2008
Sloppy Joes With Chicken Gumbo