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Quick Sloppy Joes

Categories: Birthdays, Halloween, Kid-friendly, Quick to fix
Type: Main Dishes

Sloppy Joes are an all-time favorite for kids and parents alike.

Serves: 6 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn, defrosted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 buns

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  1. Brown ground beef, onion, and green pepper in large skillet. Drain off fat.
  2. Add barbecue sauce, corn, salt, and pepper and heat thoroughly.
  3. Simmer 5 to 10 minutes. Serve sloppy joes on buns.

excerpted from:

From Quick Meals for Healthy Kids and Busy Parents. Copyright 1995 by Sandra K. Nissenberg, Margaret L. Bogle, and Audrey C. Wright. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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