This savory sandwich type is known for its messy demeanor and presentation. Traditionally made with ground beef, onions, and tomato sauce, we’ve used unique ingredients like fresh vegetables and beans to lighten the load without sacrificing any of the delicious flavor.
First up are Sloppy Joe Sliders. Serve up mini versions of a weeknight favorite. Make the sauce ahead of time, if you like. Just reheat it and toast the buns to finish the sliders.
Beef and Mushroom Sloppy Joes
Cremini mushrooms offer deeper, richer flavor for this dinner dish, but you can also use regular button mushrooms.
Almost Meatless Sloppy Joes
This unique sloppy joe recipe calls for just a little ground sirloin, mixed with red beans, carrots, and more for a delectable and filling sandwich.
Chipotle Sloppy Joes
Add Mexican-inspired spice to this traditional family favorite. Serve with your favorite coleslaw for an easy side.
Tempeh Sloppy Joes with Coleslaw
Topped with cool coleslaw, these saucy vegetarian sandwiches are a great way to try tempeh for the first time. Substitute wild rice or three-grain tempeh, if available.
Sloppy Joes with Corn
Serve a meal that reheats beautifully and is guaranteed to have kids crowding around the dinner table. Corn kernels add a dash of color and texture for a playful spin on this classic.
Super Sloppy Joe Sandwiches
This recipe works will with almost any combination of vegetables. Traditional bell peppers and celery work great, but can also be substituted for broccoli slaw, chopped eggplant, and shredded carrots.
Kids and adults alike love this little sweet-savory sloppy joes recipe. Keep the meat mixture warm in a slow cooker set on low. Carrots and vegetable chips make great sides.
Sloppy Joes are not easy to eat–that's half the fun for kids of all ages. Adults who like spicy food can add hot sauce at the table.