Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

What do you serve with sloppy joes?

Side dishes to go with them

and do you mix anything special into the meat?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:12 PM on Jul. 1, 2009 in Food & Drink

This question is closed.
Answers (17)
  • Well, I make the sloppy joes by browning the meat with some onion, and then add ketchup, mustard and brown sugar to make the sauce. As to the sides, I serve them with homemade french fries, mac & cheese, chips, pasta salad, potato salad. Sometimes we do a veggie, too, but most times not, since it's one of my simple, in a hurry or feeling lazy meals.
    tropicalmama

    Answer by tropicalmama at 4:14 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • Catsup, onion, sweet green peppers. or Manwich.

    I love to have potato salad and cole slaw with them. Sometimes baked beans.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 4:15 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • french fries, mac-n cheese

    i just add the sloppy joe mix from a can aohh and green pepper and onion
    2cuteboysrmine

    Answer by 2cuteboysrmine at 4:15 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • My DH will not let me cook sloppy joes (i miss them too). But I used to always serve a three bean salad with it. I also liked to add green bell peppers to the meat as it was cooking and tabasco too.
    texasgurl33

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 4:21 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • Serve with a big salad.

    Hey Texasgurl33; tell you husband that when he cooks, he can choose what to make. If he has health concerns, I have an awesome recipe for really healthy sloppy joes made with lentils.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:26 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I wish my grandkids would eat them. I always browned the meat with peppers and onions. Tomato sauce, yellow mustard, brown sugar, ground cumin and chile powder. Served over toasted buns with a cold pasta salad in summer fresh baked Macn cheese in winter and a side salad
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 4:40 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I use packaged Sloppy Joe seasoning (we like the McCormick best). I always serve tater tots and corn with it. That's the way my mother always did and I am carrying on the tradition.
    bocamom62

    Answer by bocamom62 at 4:42 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I take the easy way out with sloppy joes, lol. I just use manwich && serve seasoned french fries with them.
    HisMommySince07

    Answer by HisMommySince07 at 4:49 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • my son loves to mix corn on top of his sloppy joes.
    deneejude

    Answer by deneejude at 5:12 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • Green pepper, onion, brown sugar. I serve with fries or pasta salad. I serve cheese and even raw chopped onions on top of the sandwiches.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 5:38 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

Next question in Food & Drink
Good Raspberry Pie Recipe

Next question overall (Pregnancy)
morning sickness?

close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN