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Homemade sloppy joe sandwich on a white plate

Farmhouse Crock Pot Sloppy Joes

Only a few ingredients mix together and simmer with the ground beef all day to make mouth-watering Farmhouse Crock Pot Sloppy Joes Sandwiches.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Farmhouse Crock Pot Sloppy Joes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 sandwiches
Calories 188kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 12 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Brown ground beef in skillet over medium high heat; drain fat.
  • Line or coat crock with non-stick spray. Pour beef in crock and add remaining ingredients. Stir thoroughly.
  • Cover and cook on low 4 - 6 hours or high 3 - 4 hours.


  • Customize this recipe by adding more spices, chopped green bell peppers, mushrooms or your favorite vegetable
  • This is the best sloppy joe recipe when served on buttered and browned brioche buns with cheddar cheese
  • Sauce can simmer for on low for up to 6 hours, stirring a couple times is best to keep the liquids and meat mixed together
  • Crock pot sloppy joes are ready to eat when the onions are tender
  • No extra condiments or sauces like mayo are needed because the meat is cooked and served in a delicious sauce
  • Leftovers taste amazing served on thick slices of Texas toast with grilled cheese on sandwiches


Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 451mg | Potassium: 605mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 298IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 3mg