A Sloppy Joe is a popular American sandwich made from ground beef, onions, tomatoes, and spices. It is usually served on a bun and can be eaten with either ketchup or mustard. The dish originated in the early 20th century in the United States of America. It was originally named “loose meat sandwich” and over time became known as the “Sloppy Joe”.
According to sources, the origin of the name “Sloppy Joe” is uncertain, but it is widely believed that the dish was created by a cook named José Garcia in Havana, Cuba. According to this story, he served the sandwich at his restaurant and eventually renamed it “Sloppy Joe”. The name likely comes from the fact that it was very messy to eat due to its saucy filling.
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