Wagyu Sloppy Joe

Wagyu Sloppy Joe

Wagyu Sloppy Joe Recipe 

Remember when we were kids? There were these staples at the dinner table on repeat, consistent go-to dishes. Spaghetti with a sauce from the jar, meatloaf, pot roast, pork chops and gravy, and a humble favorite the Sloppy Joe. We take a swing at this classic and take it up a notch with our Wagyu Ground Beef for the kid and adult in each of us. Get Sloppy!

Yield: 6 Servings
Time:  1 Hour


2 pounds Cross Creek Ranch Wagyu Ground Beef (American or Full Blood Wagyu)

1 tablespoon light oil like canola

1 small onion chopped

3 cloves garlic minced

1 small / medium carrot chopped small

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon smoked sweet paprika                      

Salt and Pepper to taste

1 (12 ounce) jar Homade Brand Chili Sauce

4 good shakes of Worcester Sauce

4 shakes Louisiana Hot Sauce

1 tablespoon rice vinegar

1 tablespoon hot sweet mustard


Grated cheddar cheese, any type of bun or sandwich style bread, pickles, onions


  1. Heat large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, once heated add canola oil
  2. Once canola oil is shimmering, reduce heat to medium and add onion and cook till aromatic (two to three minutes), add garlic and carrots to the onion and continue to sauté until vegetables have started to sweat
  3. Move vegetables to one side of the pan, add Wagyu ground beef.
  4. Crumple and brown ground Wagyu, slowing integrating vegetables as meat browns.
  5. Continue to cook meat and vegetables until all pink is gone and vegetables are well distributed throughout the meat
  6. Reduce heat to low and add cumin, paprika, salt and pepper
  7. Continue to cook on low heat while mixing in Homade Chili Sauce (The brand is "Homemade", we know this is confusing, click the link to see. You should be able to find it at a local grocery store.)
  8. Continue to cook on low heat while mixing in Worcester, Louisiana Hot Sauce, rice vinegar, and sweet hot mustard.
  9. Stir and continue to cook for an additional 5 minutes
  10. Serve on buns along with optional items
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