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Big Mac Sloppy Joes

Big Mac Sloppy Joes are perfectly seasoned like the restaurant burger with big mac sauce, onions, lettuce, and pickles on a sesame seed bun.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Big Mac Sloppy Joes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 712kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 1/2 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 small yellow onion finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 cup Thousand Island Dressing
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup beef broth low sodium
  • 8 cheese slices
  • 8 sesame seed buns


  • Shredded Lettuce
  • Thousand Island dressing
  • Sliced pickles


  • Place a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat and add ground beef and onions. Cook stirring with a wooden spoon until meat is browned.
  • Add garlic and Worcestershire sauce, stir and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Drain any grease.
  • Next, add Thousand Island Dressing, also add salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.
  • In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and beef broth until the cornstarch is fully dissolved.
  • Add the broth slurry to the pan and stir until thickened, 1-2 minutes.
  • To serve, place a cheese slice on the bottom bun and then some of the meat mixture, top with the bottom bun of another set of buns, and then add more meat mixture. Add another slice of cheese.
  • Add the toppings: shredded lettuce, pickles, and Thousand Island Dressing.
  • Top with the top of the bun and serve.


Calories: 712kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 137mg | Sodium: 1468mg | Potassium: 861mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 384IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 443mg | Iron: 8mg