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Tex-Mex Sloppy Joes |

Tex-Mex Sloppy Joes

  • Author: Laura
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x


  • 1 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1 diced yellow onion
  • 1/2 diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 diced green bell pepper
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp Better Than Boullion or powdered boullion
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 3 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 68 toasted brioche buns


  1. In a large skillet add the beef and onions and cooking until beef is fully cooked. Remove beef from pan to drain and set aside.

  2. In the same pan you just cooked the beef in, add the canola oil, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, corn and black beans and cook for, stirring often, until the bell peppers are soft.

  3. Add in the cumin, water, boullion, tomato sauce, salsa, taco seasoning and ketchup. Cook at simmer for 5-6 until the sauce is thick.

  4. Spoon the mixture on to the base of toasted buns. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese over the beef mixture and place the top of the bun on. Makes 6-8 sloppy joes.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: beef
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
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