Slow Cooker Sloppy Joe Sliders

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Homemade sloppy joe beef is slow cooked in a crock pot, then placed on Hawaiian rolls and topped with crispy onions for delicious sloppy joe sliders!

Sloppy Joe Sliders {Little Leopard Book}

Let’s be real, growing up there wasn’t anything more fun and delicious than a Sloppy Joe!

Crispy Onion Sloppy Joe Sliders

I’ve simply taken the childhood favorite, tossed the pre-packaged “Sloppy Joe Mix” and added a little something extra to give the OG version the respect it deserves, while kicking it up a notch!

Sloppy Joe Slider Ingredients

Sloppy Joe Sliders Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 cup green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 ½ cups ketchup
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 24 slider buns
  • 1 cup crispy onions (optional topping)

Cook the chopped onions and bell peppers in a skillet with olive oil for 1-2 minutes. Add the ground beef and brown.

Sloppy Joe Slider Meat

Once cooked through, drain the meat and add it to a crock pot.

Crock Pot Sloppy Joes

Add the ketchup, mustard, brown sugar, garlic powder, chili powder, salt and pepper to the crock pot and stir well.

Crockpot Homemade Sloppy Joes

Cook on high for 3 hours or low for 6 hours.

This recipe could easily be doubled and still fit in the crock pot to feed a large party of guests.

It would be great for kids birthdays or Super Bowl!

Gourmet Sloppy Joe Sliders

Serve with slider buns, or my favorite, Hawaiian rolls and crispy onions for topping.

Sloppy Joe Sliders

I wish I could lie to y’all sometimes, because admitting that I ate 6 of these yesterday is kind of embarrassing!

Gourmet Sloppy Joe Sliders

They were just too good to stop eating!

Sloppy Joes with Crispy Onions

Preparing the meat in the crock pot makes for a quick and easy meal any night of the week!

Sloppy Joe Sliders

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Sloppy Joe Sliders

Homemade sloppy joe beef is slow cooked in a crock pot, then placed on hawaiian slider buns and topped with crispy onions for sloppy joe sliders!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 24 sliders
Calories 232 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 1 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup green bell pepper diced
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 ½ cups ketchup
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 24 Hawaiian rolls or slider buns
  • 1 cup crispy onions optional topping

Instructions

  1. Add the olive oil to a large skillet on the stove over medium high heat. Add the onion and bell peppers, cook for 3-4 minutes. Add the ground beef and cook through.

  2. Once cooked through, drain any grease from the meat, then add it to a crock pot.

  3. Add the ketchup, mustard, brown sugar, garlic powder, chili powder, salt and pepper to the crock pot and stir well.

  4. Cook on high for 3 hours or low for 6 hours.
  5. Serve on slider buns or Hawaiian rolls and top with crispy onions.