Sloppy Dogs {Topping}
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Traditional sloppy joe, but topped on a hot dog! Your kids will love this delicious mess.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) sloppy joe sauce
  • 8 - hot dogs**
  • 8 - hot dog buns**
  • 1 - cup(s) shredded mild cheddar cheese**
  • Side: - fruit**
  • Side: - chips**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to the stove. Stir in the sloppy joe sauce and warm over medium low heat for 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Cook the hot dogs, as directed. Add hot dogs into buns.
  3. Spoon the sloppy joe meat over the hot dogs and top with shredded cheese.
  4. Prepare fruit.
  5. Serve Sloppy Dogs with fruit and chips.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain and let cool.
  2. Open 2 cans of sloppy joes sauce.

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

  • Half of the browned ground beef, cooled
  • Half of the sloppy joe sauce

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to a skillet and reheating.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit the shredded cheese for dairy-free meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Serve hot dogs smothered in sloppy joe sauce without buns for gluten-free meal.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Sloppy Dogs {Topping}

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat sloppy joe meat in skillet. Heat hot dogs and once heated, spoon sloppy joe meat on top of the hot dogs and buns, then top with shredded cheddar cheese.
Serve with fruit and chips.

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