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Kosher Sloppy Joes

The name sloppy is so right for this sandwich. It always drips out of the bun because it is a loose combination of tasty beef and ketchup. Be sure to keep a supply of napkins handy!
Course Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 1/2 lbs. Kosher ground beef
  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2+ tbsp. brown sugar to taste
  • 2 tbsp. canola or vegetable oil
  • 4-6 hamburger buns plain or toasted


  1. Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add onions and cook for until translucent. Add the ground beef and cook, stirring, until meat is well browned. When meat is all browned, add the ketchup and brown sugar. Stir well and continue to cook another 5 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat.
  2. Put a bun on a large plate and spoon on the meat mixture. Cover the bun and add a side of your choice. Plate all the buns the same way.