Homemade Sloppy Joes recipe that tastes better than Manwich and is ready in 35 minutes! Make a simple sauce with ketchup, brown sugar and cocoa powder! I stopped buying canned sloppy joe sauce and only make my own now!
Course Main Course
Keyword homemade sloppy joes
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 35minutes
1small yellow oniondiced
1poundground turkeyor ground beef
1/2cupshredded cheddar cheese
In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Once melted add onion and green pepper, stirring until onion and peppers start to lightly brown.
Add ground turkey and 1/2 cup water into the skillet. Stir, breaking up the meat until the ground turkey is browned, about 5-10 minutes.
Add ketchup, brown sugar, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, Worcestershire sauce and cocoa powder and mix to combine. Add 1/4 cup water and cook on low, medium heat for 20 minutes until water has been reduced.
Add shredded cheddar cheese and stir, so cheese completely melts, about 2 minutes.