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The Best Homemade Sloppy Joes Recipe for Two

This homemade Sloppy Joes recipe for two is easy to prepare, inexpensive, and quick, ready in just 25 minutes. Brown sugar adds a touch of sweetness.

Homemade Sloppy Joes

 

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In addition to enjoying it on sandwich rolls, the beef mixture is tasty over rice, pasta or baked potatoes. You can also use ground chicken or turkey instead of beef.

 

This homemade small batch recipe makes a great lunch, dinner, or game day meal.

 

How to make the Best Homemade Sloppy Joes:

On a small cutting board, dice the onion.

 

In a medium skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef until no longer pink. Drain the grease and return the beef to the pan. Click here for a medium non-stick skillet.

ground beef and onion frying in a pan

 

Add the diced onions until they start to soften.

 

Then add the minced garlic, tomato paste, water, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar and salt. Mix until combined well.

ground beef, onion, garlic, tomato paste, water, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, and salt cooking in a pan

 

Allow to simmer on low for 20 minutes.

 

Serve the ground beef mixture on two soft sandwich buns.

 

 

Sloppy Joes Recipe for Two

 

 

4.5 from 4 votes
close up of two sloppy joe sandwiches on a cutting board and a bowl of coleslaw
The Best Homemade Sloppy Joes
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
This homemade Sloppy Joes recipe for two is easy to prepare, inexpensive, and quick, ready in just 25 minutes. Brown sugar adds a touch of sweetness. In addition to enjoying it on sandwich rolls, the beef mixture is tasty over rice, pasta or baked potatoes.
Course: Date Night, Dinner, Game Day, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade sloppy joes, sloppy joes for two
Servings (Adjustable): 2
Calories: 487 kcal
Author: Zona
Ingredients
  • 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1/4 onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon jarred minced garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 soft sandwich buns
Instructions
  1. On a small cutting board, dice the onion.
  2. In a medium skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef until no longer pink. Drain the grease and return the beef to the pan. Click here for a medium non-stick skillet.
  3. Add the diced onions until they start to soften.
  4. Then add the minced garlic, tomato paste, water, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar and salt. Mix until combined well.
  5. Allow to simmer on low for 20 minutes.
  6. Serve the ground beef mixture on two soft sandwich buns.
Nutrition Facts
The Best Homemade Sloppy Joes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 487 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 38%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 1157mg 48%
Potassium 598mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 37g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 6g
Protein 26g 52%
Vitamin A 4.9%
Vitamin C 6.4%
Calcium 8.7%
Iron 27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
This Best Homemade Sloppy Joes recipe for two is easy to prepare, inexpensive, and quick, ready in just 25 minutes. Brown sugar adds a touch of sweetness. The beef mixture is tasty over rice, pasta or baked potatoes. You can also use ground chicken or turkey instead of beef. This homemade small batch recipe makes a great lunch, dinner, or game day meal. #beef #chicken #turkey #LunchForTwo #DinnerForTwo #RecipesForTwo #sandwiches #GameDay #SmallBatch #DateNight

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