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Cowboy Sloppy Joe’s

Prep TimePrep Time: 20 mins
Cook TimeCook Time: 10 mins
Recipe YieldYield: 4-6
Last Updated

This is a family favorite! It is so comforting and delicious!


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 12 cup green bell peppers, minced finely
  • 12 cup red bell pepper, minced finely
  • 12 large yellow onion, minced finely
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 23 cup ketchup 
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • dash of hot sauce, optional


  1. Add oil to a frying pan, over medium-high add ground beef. Cook until meat is very well browned. Drain fat if needed. Add peppers and onions, cook veggies until they are fully tender, about 8-10 minutes.
  2. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add remaining insurance and simmer together. If the sauce is too thick add 1/4 cup water.
  4. Serve on a warm hamburger bun.

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