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Mom’s Sloppy Joes

by Laura

This is my Mom’s Sloppy Joes recipe. She has made as long as I can remember. As a result, I have been making it since I got married 14 years ago. It is very quick and simple. I like to use barbecue sauce with a smoky or hickory flavor to it.
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Mom’s Sloppy Joes


  • 1 pound hamburger
  • 1/41/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1 (10 3/4 oz) can condensed tomato soup
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp or more barbecue sauce
  • 8 hamburger buns
  • 8 slices of american cheese, if desired


  1. Brown together the hamburger and onion.
  2. Add the soup, sugar and barbecue sauce to the beef mixture and simmer for 5 minutes. You can add more barbecue sauce to make it the consistency you like. Serve on buns with cheese slices if desired. Serves 8.
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Laura Singleton January 5, 2014 - 7:55 am

YUM! the perfect comfort food for a cold miserable evening. Thank you so much for posting this.

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