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spicy sloppy joes

Spicy Sloppy Joes


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion minced
  • 1 can tomato sauce 15 ounce can
  • 1 can tomato paste 5 ounce can
  • 3 tablespoons jalapeño peppers minced, approximately 2 jalapeños dependent on size
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Shredded cheese optional for topping - your choice of type
  • 1 package hamburger rolls


  • In a high-sided frying pan over medium heat, cook the hamburger, yellow onions, and jalapeño peppers until the ground beef is browned and the onions are softened/translucent.
  • Add the tomato sauce, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, dark brown sugar, yellow mustard, Tabasco sauce, salt, and black pepper. Stir to combine then cover.
  • Simmer the mix for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes.
  • Evenly divide the ground beef mix over the hamburger rolls, then top with cheese (optional). Serve immediately.