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Cajun Sloppy Joes
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Skip the store-bought sloppy Joe mix and cook up your own, made from scratch Cajun Sloppy Joes. The flavor will knock your socks off and they're ready in 30 minutes!

Course: Main Dish, Sandwiches
Cuisine: American, Cajun
Servings: 8
Calories: 387 kcal
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 cup white onion diced
  • 1 small green bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 16 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons prepared yellow mustard
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Kickin' Cajun Seasoning Mix (or store bought Creole or Cajun Seasoning)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (adjust amount as needed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 8 Kaiser rolls or hamburger buns toasted
  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef, onions, and bell pepper until meat crumbles and no pink remains. Drain well and return skillet to heat.
  2. Add tomato sauce, ketchup, Worcestershire, mustard, brown sugar, Creole seasoning, garlic powder, crushed red pepper (to taste), and fresh ground pepper. Stir well to combine and reduce heat to low. Simmer 20 minutes, stirring frequently.

  3. Serve warm on toasted buns.
Nutrition Facts
Cajun Sloppy Joes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 387 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 74mg25%
Sodium 898mg39%
Potassium 789mg23%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 738IU15%
Vitamin C 19mg23%
Calcium 109mg11%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.