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Sloppy Joes

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course


  • 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 lbs ground beef
  • half of a small onion, finely chopped
  • half of a small green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce


  • Brown onions and green peppers with ground beef over medium heat until meat is cooked through and vegetables are soft. Drain the grease away and return the meat to the pan.
  • Over medium-low heat, add garlic powder, ketchup, brown sugar, mustard, vinegar, and soy sauce. Mix well and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Serve on soft hamburger buns.