Sloppy Joe Sandwich

Need a quick meal? Serve up sloppy joes! Our recipes offer delicious variations of sloppy joes, the classic meat-on-a-bun sandwich combo.

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Sloppy Turkey and Chili Joes

Better Homes and Gardens

Think of this loose meat sandwich as a spiced-up version of the classic Sloppy Joe.

Total: 25 mins

Whiskery Kids Dinner: Walrus Sloppy Joe

With all of the tension going on with the election (and all those negative ads!), I was in the mood just to go all out and make something silly. Why a walrus?

Sloppy Chicken Joes

Better Homes and Gardens

Here is a new twist on the popular sandwich. This slow cooker recipe calls for your choice of chicken or ground turkey finished off with slices of mozzarella cheese.

28 Days of Slow Cooking: Spicy Sloppy Joes

When it comes to greatness, like the immortal Sloppy Joe sandwich, the most brilliant American comfort food since mac and cheese, people always fight for the credit. Which is why more than one Joe claims to have created the Sloppy Joe. In Iowa, lore has it that a Sioux City short-order cook attached his name to the restaurant's "loose meat sandwich" and watched things take off from there.

Slow Cooker Sloppy Joses


Green chiles give these beef and lentil sandwiches a hint of Mexican flavor (hence the Jose rather than Joe in the name!).

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

Better Homes and Gardens

Add seasonings to purchased barbecue sauce for this easy meatless sandwich.

Sloppy Joes

Fine Cooking Books

These Sloppy Joes are everything you could wish for in this crowd-pleasing sandwich--a rich, meaty filling smothered in tangy-sweet, thick tomato sauce that just refuses to stay inside the bun. You definitely need a fork and a few napkins to eat this mouthwatering meal!

Sloppy-Joe Roll-Ups

Taste of the South
Total: 4 hrs 20 mins

All-American Sloppy Joes

Better Homes and Gardens

Soft, pillowy burger buns are the ideal vehicle for the saucy meat and toppings of this comfort food classic.

Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe Sandwiches? What Has the World Come To?

If you happen to be in Southern California this summer, you can get your hands on the latest of what seems to be a never-ending parade of gut-busting American "culinary" innovations: the Krispy Kreme sloppy joe. Do we even have to explain what it is? Take your basic sloppy sloppy joe mix and stuff it between two halves of a Krispy Kreme doughnut.

Greek-Style Sloppy Joes

Better Homes and Gardens

The ever-so-popular Sloppy Joe sandwich takes on a Greek flair with your choice of beef or lamb, bulgur, and feta cheese.

Total: 20 mins

Spicy Beef Sloppy Joes

Midwest Living

Spicy Beef Sloppy Joes

Better Homes and Gardens

Let the slow cooker take over the kitchen and simmer up a saucy ground beef and mushroom recipe that's perfect for sandwiches and feeding a crowd.

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

Midwest Living

Pinto beans and brown rice replace ground beef in this nutritious version of a popular sandwich.

How to Make Sloppy Joes

From hamburgers to meatloaf, casseroles to meatballs, ground beef has long been a staple of American home cooking, in large part because it's more affordable than other types and cuts of meat. So it's no wonder that somewhere along the line, someone invented sloppy joes -- deliciously messy sandwiches made with ground beef in a tomato-based sauce that can range from mild to spicy -- as a means of stretching the amount of beef they had on hand to feed a few more.

Sloppy Joe Tostadas with Yams and Black Beans

Better Homes and Gardens

Instead of serving Sloppy Joes on buns, try the meat mixture as a topping on a crispy black bean tostada.

Total: 35 mins
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