Slow Cooker / Crockpot Sloppy Joes

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Make this simple and delicious Slow Cooker / Crockpot Sloppy Joes recipe for dinner! After just a few minutes prep, you can walk away for the day and come back to this delicious meal!


Units Scale
  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 carrot (chopped)
  • 1 (680 mL) can tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar (apple cider vinegar works too)
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • fresh ground pepper


  1. In a skillet brown the ground beef with the onion, red pepper and carrot. Cook until the beef is no longer pink.
  2. Strain the beef if necessary, then transfer the cooked beef mixture to the crockpot.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients to the crockpot, and mix well.
  4. Cover and cook in the crockpot for 6 hours on low, or 3 hours on high.
  5. If you can, give the mixture a stir during cooking.
  6. Serve over buns.

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