Sloppy Joes from Harmony Sunflowers 4-H Club

  • Yield 20 servings

An easy-to-prepare recipe for cookouts or picnics

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"I made up this recipe in the 1960s during my 10 years as a 4-H leader. My son recently spoke with a 4-H agent who still carries my recipe in his wallet!"

Ingredients

4 pounds ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 ounce chili powder
4 cups ketchup
12 ounces tomato juice
1 sleeve (1/4 pound) saltine crackers, crumbled

Instructions

  1. Brown ground beef and onion in a large pot. Drain excess grease.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Simmer until thick. If sauce is too thick, add 1/2-cup tomato juice or water.
  3. Makes enough to serve on 20 hamburger buns.

Tips From Our Test Kitchen:
This recipe is easy to double or triple for large gatherings, and it freezes well.

 

Vi Swisher, Piedmont, Kan.

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