Texas Toast Sloppy Joes

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Texas toast sloppy Joes is a delicious, simple ground beef meal, perfect for a busy weeknight. A hearty open face sandwich that everyone will love!

Piece of Texas Toast topped with sloppy joe meat and melted cheese.


 

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If you are looking for an easy weeknight meal or just some good comfort food, this recipe is for you. This open faced sandwich recipe includes Sloppy Joe meat piled on garlic toast and topped with ooey gooey melted cheese

Ingredients needed

  • Texas toast – Choose your favorite frozen Texas Toast. You could also use homemade Texas toast.
  • Ground beef – We are using one pound of ground beef. Feel free to substitute with ground chicken, ground turkey, or even ground pork.
  • Sloppy Joe sauce – Use your favorite sloppy Joe sauce or make your own homemade sloppy Joe sauce.
  • Onion – Finely diced onion.
  • Garlic – A clove a minced garlic.
  • Cheese – Shredded mozzarella or another cheese like cheddar, or colby jack.
  • Salt and ground black pepper – A little extra seasoning for the ground beef.
Box of frozen Texas toast, can of sloppy joe sauce, cheese, ground beef, onions.

How to make Texas toast sloppy joes

Step one: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees and line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.

Brown ground beef in a large skillet over medium heat. Make sure to break up the beef when cooking. Drain any excess grease and then add in diced onion, garlic, salt, and pepper.

Skillet with cooked ground beef and onion.

Step two: Pour in the sloppy joe sauce and stir to combine. Turn the heat to low while you are cooking the toast.

Skillet with cooked sloppy joe meat.

Step three: Place the slices of Texas toast on prepared pan. Bake frozen garlic bread according to the box instructions. Usually it takes 4-5 minutes. Once the bread has toasted, top each piece of toast with the ground beef mixture and then shredded mozzarella cheese. Place back in the oven and cook for another 2-3 minutes for the cheese to melt.

Pan with toast, meat, and cheese.

Recipe tips

  • If you don’t want to use your oven, Texas toast can be cooked in the air fryer.
  • Want to sneak in some extra vegetables? Add in 1/2 cup of diced red or green bell pepper to the meat mixture.
Baking pan with sloppy joe toast.

What to serve with sloppy Joe melts

There are so many wonderful sides to serve with this meal. A simple side salad, sweet potato fries, or roasted vegetables are some of our favorites.

How to store leftover sloppy Joe mix

Store: Store the ground beef mixture separate from the toast if possible. Keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator. You can store a full open face sandwich also, just be sure to eat it the next day before the bread gets too soft.

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Piece of Texas Toast topped with sloppy joe meat and melted cheese.
5 from 1 vote

Texas Toast Sloppy Joes

By Heather
Texas Toast Sloppy Joes are a fast, easy, ground beef dinner recipe. Texas toast is topped with a simple Sloppy Joe mixture and melted cheese. If you love Sloppy Joes, you will love this open faced sandwich version.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients 

  • 8 pieces frozen Texas toast
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 15 ounce can Sloppy Joe sauce like Manwich
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a baking pan with foil or parchment paper.
  • Brown a pack of ground beef in a large skillet over medium heat. Make sure to break up the beef when cooking. Drain any excess grease and then add in diced onion, garlic, salt, and pepper. Stir and cook another 3-4 minutes.
  • Pour in the sloppy joe sauce and stir to combine. Turn the heat to low while you are cooking the toast.
  • Place pieces of frozen Texas toast on the prepared baking pan. Bake frozen garlic bread according to the box instructions. Usually it takes 4-5 minutes.
  • Once the bread has toasted, top with the ground beef mixture and then shredded cheese. Place back in the oven and cook for another 2-3 minutes for the cheese to melt.

Nutrition

Calories: 472kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 440mg | Potassium: 382mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 380IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 309mg | Iron: 3mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
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