Sloppy Joe Bowls
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Enjoy a slightly less messy (and gluten free!) version of sloppy joes! Many different options for toppings and garnishes!

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
  • 1 1/2 - cup(s) shredded cheddar cheese**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cook rice, as directed.
  2. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to skillet.
  3. Stir in the sloppy joe sauce and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. Prepare veggies.
  5. Spoon the rice into a serving bowl, add some sloppy joe meat and then top with the shredded cheese.
  6. Serve Sloppy Joe Bowls with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain and let cool before adding to bags.

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

  • Half of the browned and cooled ground beef
  • 15 oz. can 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 the skillet for reheating.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit cheese garnish for dairy-free meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Sloppy Joe Bowls

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours.
Serve with side salad.

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