Sloppy Joes from Harmony Sunflowers 4-H Club
- Yield 20 servings
An easy-to-prepare recipe for cookouts or picnics
"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!"
- 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
- Brown ground beef and onion in a large pot. Drain excess grease.
- Stir in remaining ingredients. Simmer until thick. If sauce is too thick, add 1/2-cup tomato juice or water.
- 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.