Sloppy Joes

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 10 min.
This basic and dependable Sloppy Joes recipe will appeal to kids of all ages.


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup prepared barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • American cheese slices, green bell pepper rings (optional)


  • Brown ground beef with onion in large nonstick skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is not pink, breaking beef up into small crumbles. Pour off drippings.
  • Stir in barbecue sauce, salt and pepper; heat through. Serve in buns with cheese and bell pepper.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

Nutrition Facts

Calories 371
  Calories from Fat 131 (35%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(26%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(25%)Cholesterol 74mg
(34%)Sodium 809mg
(15%)Potassium 541mg
Total Carbohydrate 31g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 8g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(56%)Protein 28g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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