USA Is a Sinking Ship Sloppy Joe
Prep:10 m
Cook:25 m
Total:35 m
Cuisine:American 🇺🇸 Hangover Cure
Course:Lunch Dinner

USA Is a Sinking Ship Sloppy Joe



Sloppy Joe is one of America’s favorite hot sandwiches. Add some cheese to make this classic even more craveable.


  • 2 burger or hot dog buns;
  • 130 g (4.5 oz) lean ground beef;
  • 45 g (1.6 oz) chopped green bell pepper;
  • 30 g (1.1 oz) chopped onion;
  • 100 g (3.5 oz) tomato sauce;
  • 2 tsp brown sugar;
  • 1 tsp mustard;
  • 2 cheese slices;
  • salt;
  • pepper


  1. Place a large frying pan or skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil, onion, and bell pepper. Cook for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the ground beef and break it apart into tiny pieces with a wooden spoon. Cook for 6 minutes more until the meat is cooked through.
  3. Add tomato sauce, brown sugar, mustard, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.
  4. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook until the sauce thickens.
  5. Add cheese slices. Combine melted cheese with the sauce.
  6. Serve warm on burger or hot dog buns with some homemade potato chips.

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