mealfit Homemade Sloppy Joes

mealfit Homemade Sloppy Joes

This made from scratch Sloppy Joe recipe is amazing. Make the chunks of veggies as large or small as you would like. 

Use a bun or use lettuce leaves is totally up to you. 


  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 15-oz. cans tomato sauce or more
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 head of Romaine lettuce



  • In a large skillet, cook ground beef, onion, and bell pepper over medium-high heat until beef is brown and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in tomato sauce, brown sugar, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Spoon onto lettuce and serve.

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