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What is your recipe for Sloppy Joe's?

I use Manwich but my kids don't care too much for the chunks of veggies in the sauce like the green peppers/tomatoes.


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Asked by Anonymous at 3:53 PM on Jul. 26, 2009 in Food & Drink

Answers (12)
  • Sorry, my recipe is the exact same as yours.

    Answer by Petie at 3:55 PM on Jul. 26, 2009

  • Walmart brand sloppy joe mix in fried ground turkey, you can blend the sauce.
    Homemade - use catsup and mustard and onion powder and black pepper.

    Answer by writeon at 3:56 PM on Jul. 26, 2009

  • also add soul seasoning, secret ingredient.


    Answer by writeon at 3:58 PM on Jul. 26, 2009

  • my mom used Heinz chili sauce and hamburger meat plus salt and pepper. I make mine both ways.

    Answer by pagirl71 at 4:09 PM on Jul. 26, 2009

  • Manwich is mine. My son loves it but hubby not so much.

    Answer by robinsi2000 at 4:22 PM on Jul. 26, 2009

  • I have a copycat recipe for Manwich, you can always finely chop or puree the veggies...or even leave out the green peppers. My kids LOVE this!

    8 oz. tomato sauce
    1 c. ketchup
    1 Tbsp. dried onion flakes
    1 Tbsp. finely diced green bell pepper
    1 tsp. salt
    1/2 tsp. minced garlic
    1 tsp. prepared mustard
    1/2 tsp. chili powder
    1/4 tsp. celery seed
    Mix all together and stir into 1 lb. ground beef or turkey. Simmer a few minutes; serve.

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 5:42 PM on Jul. 26, 2009

  • Snobby Joes (from Veganomicon)
    1 cup uncooked lentils
    4 cups water
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 medium yellow onion, diced small
    1 green pepper, diced small
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 - 3 Tablespoons chili powder
    2 teaspoons oregano
    1 teaspoon salt
    8 oz can tomato sauce
    1/4 cup tomato paste
    3 tablespoons maple syrup
    1 tablespoon yellow mustard (wet mustard)
    4 to 6 whole wheat buns


    Answer by rkoloms at 8:15 PM on Jul. 26, 2009

  • Put the lentils in a small sauce pot and pour in 4 cups water. cover and bring to a boil. Once boiling, lower heat and simmer for about 20 minutes, until lentils are soft. Drain and set aside. About 10 minutes before the lentils are done boiling, preheat a medium soup pot over medium heat. Saute the onion and pepper in the oil for about 7 minutes, until softened. Add the garlic and saute a minute more. Add the cooked lentils, the chili powder, oregano and salt and mix. Add the tomato sauce and tomato paste. Cook for about 10 minutes. Add the maple syrup and mustard and heat through. Turn the heat off and let sit for about 10 minutes, so that the flavors can meld, or go ahead and eat immediately if you can't wait.

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:16 PM on Jul. 26, 2009

  • I use original Manwhich but add finely chopped onions and green pepper. I also season the ground beef with garlic powder, salt and pepper and Lawry's. I have been known to add a bit of brown sugar too.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:53 PM on Jul. 26, 2009

  • fry up the meat.. drain the grease..

    add bbq sauce and ketchup as desired (I normally to about a cup of each per pound myself).. stir,

    put on a bun, with a slice of cheese...


    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 11:15 PM on Jul. 26, 2009

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