When I was little I came home from school and, as my parents and I were eating dinner at the table, I proudly mentioned that we’d eaten slimey joes for lunch. Every time my mom re-tells that story she always mentions that my dad nearly spit out his drink he was laughing so hard. Now that I know the proper name for this comfort food of mine, here are the ingredients (note: the list of ingredients is for 3-4 hamburger buns so you may want to double it):
- 1/2 pound lean ground beef
- 7 oz. ketchup
- 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tsp. vinegar
- 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- hamburger buns
- 1/2 onion, diced (optional)
- 1/2 green bell pepper, diced (optional)
Brown the ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, and water. It will look as if there’s too much liquid at first, but don’t worry!
Mix well and let simmer for at least 30 minutes, or until the sauce is thickened, stirring occasionally.
Scoop the mixture onto a hamburger bun and dig in! This is a super easy meal and doesn’t take long at all. Plus it smells amazing after the sauce starts to thicken which will make your mouth water! Enjoy!