Smoky Joes

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by Millereg

Smokey but still sloppy! Different flavour than most Sloppy Joes and, in my humble opinion, this one gets "thumbs up"!

Top Review by venezuelaev

Really easy to make, and very tasty too! Thanks for sharing this one.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, heat the drippings or oil and sauté the onions and green pepper over medium heat until onions are translucent.
  2. Place the onions and peppers in the bottom of a crockpot.
  3. Add all the other ingredients EXCEPT the cocoa powder and browning/seasoning mix.
  4. Cook on low for about an hour.
  5. Stir the mixture and then sprinkle the cocoa powder on top.
  6. Mash the mixture with a potato masher.
  7. Stir again.
  8. Continue cooking on low for another 30 to 40 minutes.
  9. Taste, and add more liquid smoke and/or other spices to taste.
  10. Add the browning/seasoning mix and stir thoroughly.
  11. Continue cooking for another 5 minutes.
  12. Serve on hamburger rolls or biscuits.

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