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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.

  2. Meanwhile, prepare Texas toast according to package directions. Serve beef mixture over Texas toast; sprinkle with cheese.