Family-Pleasing Sloppy Joes

Presbyterian Possibilities

Who: First Presbyterian Church of Carthage, IL
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Family-Pleasing Sloppy Joes

Course Entrée
Cuisine American


  • 2 lbs. Ground beef
  • 1 large Yellow onion chopped
  • 1-1/4 Cup Ketchup
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1 Tablespoon Brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon White vinegar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Chili powder


  • Cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add ketchup, water, brown sugar, vinegar, salt and chili powder. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes or longer. Serve over toasted buns.