Sloppy Joe Recipe

The SLOPPY JOE is a HUGE favourite among the team @ Common Man. So we thought we’d share the love & get our Head Chef Ivan Pinteric to share his delicious recipe with you.

Prefer someone else to do the cooking? That’s ok, we have Ivan’s delicious Sloppy Joe available lunch or dinner for only $11

Common Man’s Sloppy Joe recipe


  • 1kg pork shoulder
  • 50gm diced onion
  • 10gm minced garlic
  • 1lt crushed tomato
  • 100ml worcestershire sauce
  • 100gm tomato paste
  • 300gm roast red peppers
  • 1tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2tsp white pepper
  • 1tspmixed dried herbs
  • 100gm chipotle chilli in adobo sauce


  1. Pre heat oven to 180C
  2. Add all ingredients to a roasting dish
  3. Cover with greaseproof paper and wrap with foil
  4. Cook for four hours or until meat is falling apart
  5. Remove pork and allow to cool
  6. Reduce liquids by 1/3
  7. Shred pork and return to sauce
  8. Check for seasoning
  9. Serve on warm, soft white rolls with American mustard and a side of slaw