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easy sloppy joe recipe

Sloppy Joe Recipe

  • Author: Deborah Harroun
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


This Sloppy Joe recipe only takes a few ingredients and is super easy to make on busy days when you don’t feel like cooking dinner.  And they are always a family favorite!



  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (10.75 oz) condensed tomato soup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 6 hamburger buns


  1. Brown the ground beef in a large skillet until it is no longer pink, breaking it up as it cooks.  Drain if necessary.
  2. Add the celery and onion to the beef.  Cook until tender. 
  3. Add the tomato soup, salt, and chili powder.  Stir to combine, reduce the temperature and simmer uncovered for 20 minutes.
  4. Serve on the hamburger buns.

Recipe Notes:

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts. Any nutritional information should only be used as a general guideline.


  • Serving Size: 1 sloppy joe
  • Calories: 280
  • Sugar: 7 g
  • Sodium: 609 mg
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 30 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 20 g
  • Cholesterol: 47 mg

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