Recipes I Grew Up With – Sloppy Joes

 

Sloppy Joes - Homemade

Author Pam

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 T shortening
  • 3/4 c onion, chopped
  • 1 t salt
  • dash pepper
  • 3/4 c water
  • 1 c catsup or chili sauce
  • 1/2 t chili powder
  • 1 T flour
  • 1 t Worcestershire sauce

Instructions

  • Heat pan to 340 degrees (use electric fry pan).  melt shortening.
  • Add meat and onions and cook until meat browns, stirring as needed.  Drain off fat.
  • Reduce heat to 220 degrees.  Mix chili powder, pepper and flour together and add water.  Stir until smooth.
  • Add to meat mixture along with remaining ingredients.  Mix well.
  • Cover and simmer to desired consistency, about 8 minutes.  Serve plain or on toasted buns.