How to Make Iconic Sloppy Joe's Recipe with Matty Matheson: Step-by-Step Guide
Feb 18 2024
Learn how to make the iconic Sloppy Joe's sandwich with Matty Matheson. Follow along as he guides you through the steps to create this beloved dish. Ingredients include ground beef, bell peppers, onions, jalapeños, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, chili powder, mace, paprika, mustard, ketchup, tomato sauce, salt, pepper, and sesame seed buns. Cook the ground beef with vegetables, spices, and sauces until the flavors meld together. Serve the sloppy meat mixture on toasted buns and top with diced onions and pickles for a satisfying meal.

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 ½ pounds ground beef (80/20)
½ green bell pepper
½ red bell pepper
1 small yellow onion
1 jalapeño
2 tablespoons Worcestershire
1 ½ teaspoons garlic powder
1 ½ teaspoons chili powder
½ teaspoon mace
1 ½ teaspoons paprika
3 tablespoons yellow mustard
½ cup ketchup
½ cup tomato sauce
Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
4 sesame seed buns, toasted

1. In a large, deep skillet over medium high heat, add oil.
2. Once shimmering, add ground beef. Using a wooden spoon, break the ground meat up into small pieces and cook for 6-8 minutes, or until golden brown.
3. Add peppers and onions and stir to combine. Cook for 6-8 minutes, or until the peppers and onions are soft and the edges are lightly golden brown.
4. Next, add the tomato paste and stir to combine into the meat mixture. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently, or until the tomato paste darkens in color.
5. Add Worcestershire sauce, Dijon, brown sugar and garlic powder. Stir to combine. Then add tomato sauce and salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine and cook for 30-60 minutes, or until the sauce is slightly reduced and the flavors marry.
6. Spoon a generous amount of the meat mixture onto the toasted buns. Top with diced onions and pickles.

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