Dee’s Sloppy Joe Eggs

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  • Ingredients
    8 large EGGS, fried
    1 Tbsp. olive oil
    1 cup onion, chopped
    2 lbs. extra lean beef (96% lean)
    1 cup ketchup, low sodium
    1/4 cup water
    1 Tbsp. white vinegar
    2 Tbsp. sugar
    1 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp. black pepper
    1/4 tsp. paprika
    8 hamburger buns

    Yields: 8 Servings

  • Nutritional Information

    Per serving: 1/8 of recipe

    Calories: 425

    Total fat: 14 g
    Saturated fat: 4 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 2.5 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 6.4 g

    Cholesterol: 254 mg
    Sodium: 663 mg
    Carbohydrates: 38 g
    Fiber: 2 g
    Sugar: 15 g
    Protein: 36 g
    Vitamin A: 110 mcg
    Vitamin D: 1 mcg
    Folate: 91 mcg
    Choline: 244 mg
    Calcium: 113 mg
    Iron: 5 mg
    Potassium: 741 mg

    This recipe is an excellent source of protein, folate and choline, and a good source of vitamin A.


  1. HEAT olive oil over medium heat in a large fry pan. FRY the eggs according to preference. REMOVE from pan, PLACE on a sheet pan and SET in warm oven.

  2. ADD onions to fry pan and SAUTÉ until transparent, about 5 minutes. ADD ground beef and break up with a large spoon. COOK for 7 minutes or until fully cooked. DRAIN fat from beef and return to pan.

  3. WHISK together ketchup, water, vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper and paprika in a large bowl. ADD ketchup mixture to cooked beef and COVER. SIMMER over low heat for about 20 minutes, STIRRING occasionally. REMOVE from heat.

  4. ADD 1/4 cup of sloppy joe mixture to each bun. REMOVE eggs from oven and PLACE on top of each one. COVER with top of bun. SERVE immediately.

Insider Info

For a deluxe version, add slices of cheese and cooked bacon on top of the fried eggs.