sketch of Bob above the Sloppy Joe's recipe.

SLOPPY JOE’S (Kathy’s)

1 T. shortening
1 1/2 lb. ground beef
1 1/2 c. chopped onion
1 1/2 t. salt (or less)
1 1/2 t. chili powder
dash pepper
2 T. flour
1 c. water
2 t. Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 c. ketchup

Melt shortening in a frying pan, add meat and onion and fry til meat loses it’s red color, stirring occasionally. Add salt, chili powder and pepper and mix well. Sprinkle flour over mixture and stir til well blended. Add water, Worcestershire sauce and ketchup. Simmer til meat is done and mixture thickens (about 20 minutes). Spoon sloppy joe mixture onto split hamburger buns.

(makes 12-16)

Sloppy Joe's sandwich recipe is published in our September, 2010 Menu Minder, Issue #323.