Dr. Pepper BBQ Sloppy Joes Recipe

Dr. Pepper BBQ Sloppy Joes Recipe

How To Make Dr. Pepper BBQ Sloppy Joes

Add some sweet twist to sloppy joes with this hearty dish that simmers the beef in Dr. Pepper barbecue sauce, maraschino cherries, and tomatoes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • lbsground beef,(85/15)
  • 1yellow onion,diced
  • ½green bell pepper,chopped
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • ½tspcoarse ground black pepper
  • 14.5ozdiced tomatoes,drained
  • ½cupmaraschino cherries,chopped
  • 2tbspmaraschino cherry juice
  • 1cupbeef broth
  • 1cupDr. Pepper BBQ Sauce
  • 1tbspWorcestershire sauce
  • 6brioche buns,toasted


  1. In a large skillet, add the beef, onions, green bell peppers, salt, and pepper.

  2. Cook well for 5 to 6 minutes breaking it apart but leaving some chunks.

  3. Add in the canned diced tomatoes, cherries, cherry juice, beef broth, bbq sauce, and Worcestershire sauce, cooking for about 5 to 6 minutes until the sauce starts to evaporate and the mixture becomes “sloppy.”

  4. Spoon the mixture onto the brioche buns, serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 551.88kcal
  • Fat: 24.85g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.05g
  • Trans Fat: 1.34g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.51g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.58g
  • Fiber: 3.83g
  • Sugar: 30.37g
  • Protein: 25.71g
  • Cholesterol: 80.51mg
  • Sodium: 962.57mg
  • Calcium: 155.42mg
  • Potassium: 753.47mg
  • Iron: 4.78mg
  • Vitamin A: 25.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.55mg
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