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Homemade Sloppy Joe With Help from Some Favs

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“Desperate attempt to make something similar to what came out of a can that I can't eat because 99% of all cans are lined with petroleum. Petroleum, your soda to your sloppy joes - so here's my try to go semi-scratch ;) I was surprised that it turned out and that my husband didn't turn his nose up at it - see my profile for the reason ;)”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put hamburger in a 12 inch frying pan or skillet.
  2. Shake salt like you would over a dinner plate - about 1/2 tsp or so.
  3. Brown hamburger on medium or a bit lower if it starts splattering.
  4. Drain the hamburger with a stainless steel strainer.
  5. Return hamburger to pan.
  6. Add all ingredients to the pan and mix well.
  7. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Serve on warm whole wheat toast, bread, biscuits, or hawaiian buns.

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