National Sloppy Joe Day

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National Sloppy Joe Day in USA in 2025
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About National Sloppy Joe Day

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Dates of National Sloppy Joe Day
2025 USA Tuesday, March 18thNational Sloppy Joe Day
2024 USA Monday, March 18thNational Sloppy Joe Day
2023 USA Saturday, March 18thNational Sloppy Joe Day
2022 USA Friday, March 18thNational Sloppy Joe Day
2021 USA Thursday, March 18thNational Sloppy Joe Day
Summary
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A sloppy joe is a sandwich consisting of ground beef or pork, onions, tomato sauce or ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and other seasonings served on a hamburger bun.

The origins of the Sloppy Joe sandwich are unknown. Some believe that it was created in the 1930s by a chef named Joe Garavaglia, who worked at a restaurant in Sioux City, Iowa. Others believe that the sandwich was invented in the 1940s by a chef named Joseph A. Lozano, who owned a restaurant in Key West, Florida.

The Sloppy Joe sandwich has been popular in the United States for many years. It is often served at casual gatherings and parties.

How to make a Sloppy Joe

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp mustard powder
  • 8 to 10 hamburger buns or rolls, split 

Instructions: 

In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef. Add the onions, peppers, tomato sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and Worcestershire sauce. Cook until the vegetables are tender. Serve on hamburger buns or rolls.

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