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This One Pot Sloppy Joe Pasta is just what you need for your upcoming busy school nights. All in one pot and done in 30 minutes.

One Pot Sloppy Joe Pasta

This One Pot Sloppy Joe Pasta is just what your busy weeknights need. Done in 30 minutes all in one pot.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword sloppy joe pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 6 oz. can tomato paste
  • 1 15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 1/4 cup pickle juice
  • 1 Tbsp. yellow mustard
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 lb. rotini pasta


  • Heat a large pot over medium heat. Add olive oil to hot pan. Saute onions for 2 to 3 minutes, until translucent. Season with salt and pepper and cook another minute. Add ground beef, breaking up with a wooden spoon, and cook until no longer pink. Add tomato paste to the pot and stir around. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until rust colored.
  • Add tomato sauce, beef stock, pickle juice, yellow mustard, Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar. Bring to a heavy simmer. Add pasta. Cook 8 to 10 minutes, or until pasta is tender.