Tex Mex Sloppy Joes
2 years ago

Tex Mex Sloppy Joes

We switched up these family-favorite sandwiches and gave them a tasty Tex-Mex twist!

Makes 8 sandwiches
Preparation time: 30 minutes


  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground chipotle powder
  • 1 (15.25-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chilies
  • 1 (8-count) package hamburger buns


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté until onions are soft (2-3 minutes).
  2. Stir in ground beef, cumin, chili powder, salt and chipotle powder, breaking up beef with side of a spoon. Cook, stirring occasionally, until beef is no longer pink (5-7 minutes).
  3. Stir in corn, tomato sauce and chilies; simmer until the mixture thickens slightly (6-8 minutes).
  4. Spoon ½ cup Sloppy Joe mixture on bottom half of each bun; cover with the top half of each bun and serve.