Sloppy Joes

Keto / Mild 🌶 / Easy / Quick

I had briefly considered calling this “Sloppy Hoes” but I changed my mind. This recipe produced a classic style sloppy joe with rich flavor. There may not be much to write about a sloppy joe, but this recipe will get people talking for sure!


  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1/2 C Diced Onion
  • 1/2 C Diced Green Pepper
  • 1 C Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Tbl Tomato Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 2 Tbl Yellow or Dijon Mustard
  • 2 Tbl Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/4 C Powdered Sweetener
  • A few dashes of hot sauce (optional if you want to amp up the heat)

the how to

Brown the 1 pound ground beef with 1/2 cup diced onion and 1/2 cup diced green pepper in a skillet on medium high heat. Once browned, lower the heat to a simmer.

Add 1 cup tomato sauce, 1 tablespoon tomato paste, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper, 2 tablespoons yellow/dijon mustard, 2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce, 1/4 cup powdered sweetener, and a few dashes of optional hot sauce. Stir to combine. Simmer for 15-20 minutes until the mixture is thickened and the flavors have combined. Serve on a low carb bun, wrap or in a bowl!


  • Serves 4
  • Calories: 252
  • Total Fat 14.1g Saturated 5g
  • Total Carbohydrates: 9.1g
  • Fiber: 1.9g
  • Net Carbohydrates: 7.2g
  • Protein: 22.5g

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