Nifty 50s Sloppy Joes

This is a Sloppy Joes vintage recipe from the 50s made with vegetable soup!

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Makes enough for four, but can easily be doubled or tripled.


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 onion, diced (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
  • 1 can Campbell's Original Vegetable Soup


  1. Sauté the beef with the onions, breaking the beef up. When it is almost done, add the garlic powder and pour in the can of soup. Mix together well. Let heat through.
  2. Serve on buns.