Root Beer Sloppy Joes

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Root Beer Sloppy Joes make an easy, quick family meal that you can have on the table in no time. The root beer gives the sloppy joe mixture a slightly sweet, caramel flavor. They taste great served with sweet potato fries.

Root Beer Sloppy Joes

 

These homemade sloppy joes are so much better than sloppy joes made from a can.

Root Beer Sloppy Joes are on the sweet side and have so much flavor. They really take sloppy joes to a whole new level.

Root Beer Sloppy Joes

 

Onion and green pepper get cooked with some lean ground beef. Then a whole bunch of seasonings get added for lots of flavor: chili powder, garlic and onion powder, dried thyme, dry mustard, and salt and pepper. Plus ketchup and 1/2 a cup of root beer. Simmer everything for about 10 minutes and your meal is ready!

I like to serve this sloppy joe mixture on a bun, but it also makes a great topping for baked potatoes.

Root Beer Sloppy Joes

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Watch the short video below to see how to make Root Beer Sloppy Joes.


Root Beer Sloppy Joes

Root Beer Sloppy Joes

Root Beer Sloppy Joes make an easy, quick family meal that you can have on the table in no time. The root beer gives the sloppy joe mixture a slightly sweet, caramel flavor. 
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Course: Main Dish
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 21 minutes
Total Time: 29 minutes
Author: Christin Mahrlig

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup root beer
  • 4 buns

Instructions

  • Crumble and cook ground beef in a large nonstick skillet until no longer pink. Drain off fat.
  • Add onion and bell pepper and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Add chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, dry mustard, salt, pepper, ketchup, and root beer. Reduce heat and simmer for about 8 to 10 minutes, or until nice and thick.
  • Serve on buns.

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