Slow-Cooker Sloppy Joes Recipe: Saucy, Flavorful Sloppy Joe Sandwich Recipe Is Family Pleasin' by Ann Marie Patitucci

Slow-Cooker Sloppy Joes Recipe: Saucy, Flavorful Sloppy Joe Sandwich Recipe Is Family Pleasin'

This classic sloppy joe recipe is a crowd pleaser – and it’s budget-friendly, too. It’s even easier to make now with this slow-cooker recipe.

You can stretch this ground beef recipe even farther if you use slider buns. Bonus: it’s great for parties, tailgating, BBQs –any large gathering! In my house I consider this easy sandwich recipe a win because the whole family likes it.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours and 10 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours and 20 minutes
Servings: 8


Here's how to make it: 

  1. On medium-high heat, brown beef and sausage with onion and bell pepper in a large Dutch oven (or skillet, cast iron ideally), stirring 10 minutes or until meats crumble and are no longer pink. Drain well.
  2. Place meat mixture into a slow cooker. Stir in tomato sauce and remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours. Serve on hamburger buns or slider buns.

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Slow Cookers $25 & Up
Tomato Sauce $1 & Up
Brown Sugar $3 & Up
Ketchup $2 & Up
Chili Powder $2 & Up
Yellow Mustard $1 & Up

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I just drooled on my phone as I looked at this so yummy 😋
Elisa Schmitz
Sloppy joes are something the whole family loves. Mmm, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead , so making this recipe!

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