Richard's Sloppy Joes

Southern Living
Richard's Sloppy Joes Recipe
Our adult taste-testers described this dish as mildly hot. If your family prefers less kick, adjust the amount of pickled jalapeños (and liquid from the jar) to suit their tastes.
Makes 6 to 8 servings


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1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 1/4 cups ketchup
1/2 cup bottled barbecue sauce
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons chopped pickled jalapeños (optional)
1 tablespoon liquid from pickled jalapeños (optional)
8 hamburger buns, toasted


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

Cook ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring until beef crumbles and is no longer pink; drain well. Return cooked beef to skillet.

Stir in tomatoes, next 3 ingredients, and, if desired, jalapeños and liquid. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 15 minutes or until thickened. Serve mixture on toasted buns.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used KC Masterpiece Original Barbecue Sauce.

Created date

February 2006