Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes created by VickyJ

This is a recipe of my mother's that we always wanted for parties. It is shredded meat in sauce. Actually, we know it by the name Beef Barbecue, but I think barbecue means different things depending on where you're from.

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5hrs 20mins
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  • Simmer meat several hours until it falls apart when pierced with a fork; then remove meat from liquid and shred with a fork (liquid may be used as stock in other recipes).
  • Combine onions, green pepper, butter, brown sugar, tomato paste and salt, and simmer 15 minutes,or until tender.
  • Add mustard, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, pepper, red pepper and catsup, and simmer 5 more minutes.
  • Combine sauce with meat.
  • Serve hot on hamburger buns to make sloppy joes.
  • Note: It is also possible to use ground beef.
  • Brown in frying pan; remove as much fat as possible, and stir in sauce.
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"This is a recipe of my mother's that we always wanted for parties. It is shredded meat in sauce. Actually, we know it by the name Beef Barbecue, but I think barbecue means different things depending on where you're from."

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  1. rosie316
    Excellent is the only way to describe these sandwiches! I, too, tossed it all into the crock-pot right after breakfast this morning, and set it on low for 7 hours. Fabulous! Neighbors also loved it. The meat shredded soooo easily! I will never buy a can of "Manwich" and ground beef to make "Sloppy Joes" again!!! Thank you so much for sharing your recipe. Definately making these again. (Made for Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup" tag).
  2. Chef SuzyQ
    My whole family loved these sandwiches (even my picky eater who supposedly doesn't like "barbecue"). I put the roast in the crockpot for 5 hours on high and it was perfect for shredding. We'll be making these again!
  3. Merlot
    This is a perfect Sloppy Joe. I have never made with beef chunks before and I love it!!! The flavor is right on and I wouldn't change a thing. I took this to a pot luck and all the girls asked for the recipe. A BIG winner, Mianbao!!!!
  4. VickyJ
    Sloppy Joes Created by VickyJ
  5. VickyJ
    I just posted a review, so that one might get cancelled out. I will post another, because I wanted to point out that I used ground beef instead of beef chuck. That was all I had on hand and it turned out really yummy. Thank you for the great recipe!
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