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Taco Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes with a fun taco twist are a perfect crowd pleasing meal!


Sloppy Joe Beef:

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 green pepper , chopped
  • 1 small onion , chopped
  • 1 jalapeno , chopped
  • 1 cup red enchilada sauce (about 1 10-oz can)
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • Salt and pepper , to taste

For assembly:

  • 6 buns
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Diced avocado
  • Sour cream
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Salsa


  • In a large pot set over medium high heat, brown the beef and season lightly with salt and pepper. Drain off any fat.
  • Add the green pepper, onion, jalapeno, enchilada sauce, water, taco seasoning and brown sugar and stir until combined.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until sauce is reduced and thickened and pepper and onion are softened, about 15 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Serve sloppy joes on the buns and top as desired.


  • For extra heat, add 1/4-1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper.


Calories: 594kcal, Carbohydrates: 41g, Protein: 32g, Fat: 33g, Saturated Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 107mg, Sodium: 812mg, Potassium: 470mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 10g, Vitamin A: 444IU, Vitamin C: 21mg, Calcium: 40mg, Iron: 14mg
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