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Peppers stuffed with sloppy joe sauce.

Sloppy Joe Stuffed Peppers

A childhood classic with an update! My homemade sloppy joe sauce recipe is perfect on ground beef and stuffed in peppers!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword classic recipes, comfort food, weeknight dinner recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 650kcal


  • 4 bell peppers any color
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 8 ounces canned corned beef hash
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese grated


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Wash the bell peppers and slice the tops off. Remove the stem and seeds from the inside.
  • In a small bowl, combine the ketchup, water, vinegar, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic powder, and onion powder. Stir until smooth. Set aside.
  • Add the ground beef to a large skillet and brown over medium heat. Drain the fat and return to the skillet. Add the corned beef hash to the pan and cook until heated through.
  • Add the sloppy joe sauce to the pan with the beef and stir to coat.
  • Spoon the meat mixture into each of the 4 bell peppers and place in an 8x8 baking dish. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the foil and top each pepper with the cheese. Continue baking for another 10 minutes, uncovered, or until the peppers have softened to your liking.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 650kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 1551mg | Potassium: 975mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 4320IU | Vitamin C: 170.1mg | Calcium: 255mg | Iron: 4.3mg