Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Sharing the Love: Sloppy Judies

These are in the Magnolia Lane cookbook on Page 134 (My aunt Tricia's recipe).  I've made them half a dozen times or more...I absolutely LOVE these sloppy joes.  They make a lot, so they're perfect for entertaining.  My nephew Dylan requested them for his birthday party, and until this recipe, Cole wouldn't touch sloppy joes.  Proof is in the beef, friends.

Sloppy Judies

3 lbs ground beef
2 cans tomato soup
1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes
1 medium onion, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
1/2 c brown sugar
1/4 c ketchup
1/4 c mustard
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 - 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
2 - 3 T chili powder

Brown ground beef, onion, and celer.  Drain juices.  Add other ingredients and simmer or cook in crockpot (the longer, the better: let those flavors marry!).



Chrissy said...

I think when we had these at Trisha's she added a can of chili beans, delicious.

Leanne said...

Yes, she did. A can of spicy chili beans, I think.

Anonymous said...

Do drain the juice from the tomatoes or just throw in the whole can?

Leanne said...

Throw in the whole can!

Leader Of The Pack said...

Leanne literally throws the whole can in it. She's got a little bit of Amelia Bedelia in her.

What was your recipe for Cherry Cobbler again?

Leanne said...

LotP (which totally looks like my initials, btw): Roar! I never do that...I always open the can first.

elizabeth said...

Amelia Bedelia! I love her. I'm pretty sure there is some important mineral in cans.

I might try these. I am sure that soon I will be tired of perfecting beef stew and will need a new thing that includes red meat. Possibly a slightly smaller recipe though. ;)

Anonymous said...

I just want to tell you that I tried your stew recipe (MANY times already) and LOVE LOVE LOVE it! A big thanks for posting your recipe! :)