Total Time
3hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This recipe is easy to double or triple for crowds and, if there are any leftovers, can be frozen for later. Recipe is from Simple and Delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large skillet, cook the beef, celery and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  2. Transfer to a 3-quart slow cooker.
  3. Stir in the chili sauce, brown sugar, pickle relish, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until flavors are combined.
  5. Spoon 1/2 cup beef mixture onto each bun.


Most Helpful

This wasn't the best sloppy joes I've ever had, but my husband thought it was excellent once I added a few ingredients to off-set the sweetness. The recipe definitely doesn't need the brown sugar. I added onion soup mix, mustard powder and more worchestershire sauce to balance the sweetness. My kids thought it was pretty good.

onyshko October 03, 2009

Oooo, boy, these were great! We all loved them - my husband, my six-year-old son, and me. Not too spicy, not too sweet, and it was so nice to come home to the smell of dinner in the crockpot, ready to eat. I made it just as written, and honestly, I can't think of a thing I'd change. We had the sloppy joes with sweet potato fries, and it made for an easy, tasty dinner. We'll make this again for sure!

bunkie68 March 10, 2009

These were so yummy! I loved the sweet taste and the relish was different and tasty. I have made lots of sloppy joes but I have never used chili sauce-great idea! I made these as written except I used 2 lbs ground beef and added a little extra chili sauce. I added fresh garlic and green bell pepper in with the celery and onion. Easy and good!

bad kitty 1116 November 10, 2008

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