Big Mac Sloppy Joes

A delicious and messy twist on the classic Big Mac flavors, these Sloppy Joes are a quick and easy meal that the whole family will love.These Sloppy Joes are made with seasoned ground beef, tangy pickles, melty cheese, and a creamy special sauce, all piled high on a toasted bun. Perfect for a busy weeknight dinner or a fun weekend lunch, these Sloppy Joes are sure to become a new family favorite.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Packed with savory flavors reminiscent of a Big Mac
  • Simple and quick to prepare
  • Perfect for a casual weeknight dinner


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 large hamburger buns
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup pickles, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Special Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons French dressing
  • 4 teaspoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon finely minced white onion
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef, onion, and garlic over medium heat until the beef is browned and the onions are soft. Drain any excess fat.
  2. Stir in ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, apple cider vinegar, and brown sugar into the beef mixture. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for about 5 minutes, or until the mixture has thickened slightly.
  3. While the beef simmers, prepare the special sauce by mixing mayonnaise, French dressing, sweet pickle relish, minced onion, white vinegar, sugar, and salt in a small bowl until well combined.
  4. Toast the hamburger buns and start assembling the Sloppy Joes: spread a generous amount of special sauce on the bottom buns, then top with the beef mixture, shredded lettuce, pickles, and cheddar cheese.
  5. Cap with the top buns and serve immediately.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes
Kcal: 720 kcal per serving | Servings: 4 servings

Storage: Store any leftover Sloppy Joes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Recipe Tips:

  • Customize your Sloppy Joes by adding additional toppings like sliced tomatoes, onions, or crispy bacon.
  • For a lighter option, you can use ground turkey or chicken instead of beef.
  • Make the special sauce ahead of time and keep it refrigerated for up to a week for quick meal prep.

Enjoy making and indulging in these flavorful Big Mac Sloppy Joes!

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