How to make slow cooker sloppy joes

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There's no need to sell anyone on the fact that Sloppy Joe's are an essential comfort food on any dinner table. But it is worth noting that making your own sloppy joes is often almost as simple as buying the canned version from the grocery story, except one-hundred times more delicious (and much cheaper if making in bulk)!
This slow cooker recipe for sloppy joes takes only 5 minutes to put together before being left to cook to sloppy perfection (yes, there is such a thing!). Many of these base ingredients can be found in your kitchen pantry, making this a cheap, hassle-free dinner, perfect for a low-key weekday meal. This is also a fantastic meal to make of time and store in the freezer for later meals, as it will last for up to 3 months.
Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes
5 minutes
5 hours, 10 minutes
5 hours, 15 minutes
2lbs (910g) lean ground beef
2 onions, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
4 tbsp chicken stock
3 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
3/4 cup (96g) ketchup
3/4 cup (96g) BBQ sauce
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
Quickly brown the ground beef and onions over a medium heat on the stove and then drain.
Pour into the bottom of the slow cooker and add all other ingredients on top. Stir well with a wooden spoon and cook on low for 5 hours.
Pro Tip: Serve these classic sandwiches on hamburger buns, or try an elevated sloppy joe by serving it up on crusty sourdough bread with a side of fresh potato salad for the perfect weekday lunch!
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