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sloppy Joe with sesame seed bun on white plate

Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

For an easy and family-friendly dinner skip the canned sauce and make these delicious homemade Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 265kcal



  • Brown ground beef in skillet or multi-cooker
  • Finely chop (see notes) pepper, onion and garlic and add to beef
  • Sauté for an additional 3-4 minutes or until softened 
  • Whisk together remaining ingredients and mix with ground beef in slow cooker
  • Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6


  • Prep ahead:  Brown hamburger, let cool, add all ingredients to freezer bag
  • Store in fridge up to 3 days / freezer up to 3 months
  • Thaw fully in fridge overnight before cooking in slow cooker
  • Leftovers:  Let cool completely, store in air tight containers in fridge up to 3 days / freezer for up to 3 months


Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 544mg | Potassium: 605mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 325IU | Vitamin C: 15.4mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 3.7mg