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Summer Sloppy Joes Recipes

Easy Summer Sloppy Joe’s Recipe

Prep time: 10 minutes  Cook time: 5 minutes  
Makes: 4 sandwiches 

Easy and fun recipe to do with your children.


  • 1lb of extra lean ground beef, turkey, or vegetarian substitute 
  • ½ cup onion, finely diced
  • ½ cup red or yellow bell pepper, finely diced 
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp. mustard
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • Whole grain hamburger buns
  • ½ cup grated reduced -fat cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • Light sour cream or light ranch dressing optional


  • 1: Brown ground beef or vegetarian crumble in a non-stick-frying pan. Add the diced onion and bell pepper.
  • 2: Add ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and brown sugar. Cook on medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  • 3: Spoon your “Sloppy Joe mix” on a hamburger bun or taco shell. Then pile on the fixings!

Another kid friendly recipe: Quick & Easy Shepard’s Pie or Back to School Lunch Ideas, Savory French-Toast BLT

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About the Author: Yvonne Wonder

As the founder and managing director of Destination Sitters, LLC, an entrepreneur for over 35 years, and the mother of two children, I strongly believe that family comes first. Especially when traveling away from home, there is nothing like the peace of mind that comes from getting great professional help to care for your children. I and my partners, along with our office staff, have that one goal in mind with everything we do.

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