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Easy Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

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Make delicious homemade sloppy joes in your slow cooker -an easy meal that's both kid friendly and a perfect crowd pleaser!
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:4 hrs
Total Time:4 hrs 10 mins




  • Skillet
  • Slow Cooker


  • 1 pound of lean ground beef
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 3 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Begin by browning ground beef in a skillet on the stove top. Drain beef after browning and add to slow cooker.
  • Add ketchup, mustard, onion powder, garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar and salt and pepper to meat in slow cooker and stir well. (Kids love this part - let them dump everything in and stir away!)
  • Set slow cooker to low and cook for 4 hours. Serve sloppy joes on your favorite hamburger buns. That's it!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 359mg | Potassium: 322mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 156IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 2mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: kids meal, sandwich meal, sloppy joes, slow cooker sloppy joes
Servings: 6
Calories: 236kcal