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how many sloppy jo sandwiches can be made from 1lb of ground beef?

im having a party and doing sloppy joes for the food, i need to figure out how many lbs of meat i will need. thanks!

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lilianasmom1116

Asked by lilianasmom1116 at 10:51 AM on Nov. 17, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • I think I made about 8 last time I used a pound of meat.
    bjojola

    Answer by bjojola at 10:52 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • I would say 6 sandwiches. That is what I get.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 10:52 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • Use small slider buns and it will make more
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 10:52 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • I agree with the previous posters, 6 to 8 depending on what you put int he ground meat (like veggies) and the size of the bun.
    ballewal

    Answer by ballewal at 10:53 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • I also get 6, but it depends on who is scooping, and the size of the buns.....if your guests are serving themselves, they may fill the buns even more.
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 10:54 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • 6 unless I add canned tomatoes to it, then about 8! I like the idea of the slider buns!
    kimigogo

    Answer by kimigogo at 10:57 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • use gr pep, onion, mushrooms, and diced tomato and you can stretch it out... : )
    mamagee1218

    Answer by mamagee1218 at 11:06 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • I would guess about 6 sandwiches, but I guess that depends on the size of the roll as well. When I make it for parties I usually make 2 lbs of ground beef on the stovetop, then add the meat and sauce into the crockpot along with some whole hotdogs, stir it up, let it cook a little bit..It gives the hotdogs a good taste as well :) GL
    xxMasonsMommaxx

    Answer by xxMasonsMommaxx at 11:11 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • i make 2 pounds for my family, and we have enough left over for a couple of sandwiches. we eat at least 12 for the meal when we have them - and that with at least 2 veggies, some chips or something, and fruit. so i guess i get about 8 per pound - i also do not put a lot of meat on the bun.
    annanonnymommy

    Answer by annanonnymommy at 11:30 AM on Nov. 17, 2010

  • 4 big ones, 6 medium ones.
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 3:28 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

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