Rating: 4.5 stars
119 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 82
  • 4 star values: 24
  • 3 star values: 9
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 2

This is my go-to sloppy joe recipe. Liquid smoke is the key ingredient here.



Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook and stir ground beef in a skillet over medium heat until meat is browned and crumbly, about 10 minutes; drain excess grease. Mix ketchup, dried onion, brown sugar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, smoke flavoring, and garlic into beef, stirring until brown sugar has dissolved.

  • Stir beef broth into beef mixture and bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer until thick, about 30 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper.

Nutrition Facts

248 calories; protein 16.1g; carbohydrates 19.6g; fat 12g; cholesterol 49.6mg; sodium 743.4mg. Full Nutrition