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Homemade Sloppy Joe Sauce

Make sloppy joe sauce from scratch with this yummy, easy, and flavorful recipe. Never reach for the can again!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 236kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3/4 cup water divided in 1/2
  • 2/3 cup ketchup
  • 2 dashes worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha

Instructions

  • In skillet, on med-high heat, saute meat and onions until meat is in small bits and onion is transparent about 6 minutes.
  • Add garlic and continue to saute until garlic is fragrant, a minute or two.
  • Pour in the first half of the water, scrape the pan, and add the ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 3 min on med-high heat.
  • Add the additional water, turn heat down to medium and simmer for 12-15 minutes, or until thickened. Stir often.
  • Stir in the sriracha and vinegar.  Let stand a couple of minutes. Serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 700mg | Potassium: 307mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.6mg