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Cheesy BBQ Sloppy Joes

Cheesy BBQ Sloppy Joes
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Pursell
Prep time 28 mins
Yield

Makes 4 servings

Add cheese and barbecue sauce to the ground beef in a traditional sloppy joe mixture and serve over Texas toast for an easy, family-friendly main dish meal. 

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup bottled barbecue sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pickled jalapeño peppers (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon liquid from pickled jalapeño peppers (optional)
  • 1 (11.25-oz.) package frozen garlic Texas toast
  • 1/2 cup (2 oz.) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

How to Make It

  1. Brown ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, 8 to 10 minutes or until beef crumbles and is no longer pink; drain well. Return to skillet. Stir in tomatoes, next 3 ingredients, and, if desired, jalapeño peppers and liquid. Cover and cook 10 minutes.

    BBQ Sauce and Rub Taste Testing
    BBQ Sauce and Rub Taste Testing
  2. Meanwhile, prepare Texas toast according to package directions. Serve beef mixture over Texas toast; sprinkle with cheese.