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Homemade sloppy joes with real food ingredients

Super Delicious Real Food Sloppy Joe Recipe

This is an easy to make from scratch sloppy Joe recipe.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword sloppy joes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 servings


  • 2 lb Ground beef
  • 1/2 Chopped onion
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 1/2 cups Ketchup
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Yellow mustard
  • 1/2 tbsp Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Salt Sea salt or Pink Himalayan Salt
  • 1 Bell pepper chopped
  • 1 Tomato cut into chunks
  • Ground black pepper to taste


  1. Sauté Onion and Garlic in butter. Add ground beef and fry until almost done. Add Bell Peppers and continue cooking until beef is done. Combine ketchup, mustard, chili powder, salt, and pepper in a small bowl, add to ground beef in pan. Stir in diced tomato. Cover and reduce heat to simmer. Cook for about 15 minutes to allow flavors to infuse. Serve hot on buns.

    Homemade sloppy joes with real food ingredients