Sloppy Joes Texas

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Sloppy Joes Texas – Don’t Lose This


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • Olive or canola oil (as needed)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 minced garlic clove or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 chopped red or green pepper
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped (or small)
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 12 slices of American cheese
  • 6 slices Texas Toast


  1. Prepare the Ground Beef:
    • Heat a frying pan over moderate heat. Add a little olive or canola oil to the pan.
  2. Cook the Meat and Vegetables:
    • Add ground beef, sweet pepper, onion, and garlic (if using fresh). Cook, stirring constantly and breaking up any large pieces of meat with a wooden spoon until the meat is fully cooked.
  3. Remove Excess Grease:
    • Discard any excess grease from the cooked meat mixture.
  4. Add Sauce Ingredients:
    • Reduce the heat and add water, ketchup, mustard, minced garlic (if using powder), Worcestershire sauce, and brown sugar. Stir well and cook for about 8 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
  5. Heat the Grill:
    • Meanwhile, preheat the grill.
  6. Grill Texas Toast:
    • Grill the Texas toast slices until they are golden brown.
  7. Add Cheese to Toast:
    • Place a slice of American cheese on each slice of toast and continue grilling for about 30 seconds or until the cheese starts to melt.
  8. Assemble the Sloppy Joes:
    • Spoon a portion of the meat mixture onto each piece of toast with melted cheese. Top with another slice of American cheese.
  9. Melt the Cheese:
    • Grill the assembled Sloppy Joes again until the additional cheese on top melts.
  10. Serve:
    • Remove from the grill and serve the Sloppy Joes Texas immediately.
  11. Enjoy:
    • Enjoy these delicious and cheesy Sloppy Joes with the Texas twist!

Note: You can customize the recipe by adjusting the level of spice or adding your favorite toppings such as pickles, jalapeños, or coleslaw. 🍔🧀

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