The perfect sloppy joe made in a slow cooker!
Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

These Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes are the perfect dinner for a busy weeknight or any night. With fresh ground beef and a tangy sauce, they're sure to please!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sloppy Joes
Calories: 2086 kcal
Author: Lynne
  • 2 lbs. Lean Ground Beef
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium onions chopped
  • 2 green peppers chopped
  • 1 28- ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 18- ounce bottle barbecue sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch divided
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and green peppers and saute until soft, about 3 - 5 minutes.
  3. Add ground beef and cook until browned.

  4. Place contents of skillet into your slow cooker.
  5. Add the can of crushed tomatoes, barbecue sauce, ketchup, 2 tablespoons of the corn starch, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  6. Stir until completely combined.
  7. Cook on high for 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
  8. Serve on hamburger rolls topped with shredded Colby/Jack cheese, if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2086 Calories from Fat 666
% Daily Value*
Fat 74g114%
Saturated Fat 24g150%
Cholesterol 562mg187%
Sodium 5205mg226%
Potassium 4861mg139%
Carbohydrates 140g47%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 85g94%
Protein 201g402%
Vitamin A 2725IU55%
Vitamin C 208.3mg252%
Calcium 181mg18%
Iron 24.8mg138%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.