Slopp-Cheesy Joe Sandwiches
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
This is just a simple, easy weeknight meal…sure to please palates for all ages!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) sloppy joe sauce
  • 8 - slices sandwich buns**
  • 4 - slices shredded Colby Jack cheese**
  • Side: - baby carrots**
  • 1 - bag(s) sweet potato fries**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Brown the ground beef and then drain. Stir in the tomato sauce plus ½ cans worth of water with sloppy joe mix ingredients and let simmer and warm up for a few minutes.*
  2. Assemble the sandwiches by adding some meat sauce, a slice of cheese to 2 slices of bread.
  3. Prepare side dish.
  4. Serve Sloppy Cheesy Joe Sandwiches with baby carrots or sweet potato fries.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown and drain 2 lbs. ground beef.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground beef
  • 15 oz. can sloppy joe sauce

Remove as much air as you can and seal. Freeze up to 6 months in your fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

To freeze, add the *sloppy joe meat sauce to a labeled plastic freezer baggie or container. Put in the freezer, laying flat on a plate or baking sheet (so it doesn’t stick to the grates or floor of the freezer). Freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to a skillet to reheat.

Special notes

Homemade sloppy joe mix recipe on 5dollardinners.com.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit the cheese for dairy-free sloppy joes.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served over rice.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slopp-Cheesy Joe Sandwiches

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat sloppy joe sauce in skillet.
Serve on sandwich buns with baby carrots and sweet potato fries.

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