Sloppy Joe Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Andy Anderson !


Do you like a good sloppy Joe? Check…

Do you like a good grilled cheese? Check…

Well, why not combine them together into one yummy sandwich… What could go wrong?

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

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15 Min
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1/2 lb
lean ground beef
1/2 lb
breakfast sausage
1/4 medium
yellow onion, diced
2 clove
garlic, minced
1/4 medium
green bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 Tbsp
tomato paste
1 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
ground mustard powder
1/2 tsp
salt, kosher variety, or to taste
8 oz
tomato sauce
1/4 c
filtered water
2 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp
dark brown sugar


6 oz
sharp cheddar cheese, freshly shredded
6 slice
good firm bread
4 Tbsp


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3Gather your ingredients.

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4Add the ground beef, sausage, and onion to a skillet over medium heat.

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5Cook until the onions begin to soften, and the protein has almost cooked, about 5 to 7 minutes.

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6Chef’s Note: Use a wooden spoon to break the meat into small pieces.

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7Drain off any excess grease.

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8Add the green bell pepper, and garlic.

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9Cook until the garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute.

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10Add the tomato paste, and stir to incorporate.

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11Add the remainder of the ingredients

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12Stir to thoroughly combine.

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13Allow the mixture to lightly simmer until the sauce begins to reduce and thicken, about 20 to 30 minutes.

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14Remove from heat, and allow it to cool.

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16Gather your ingredients.

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17Brush the mayonnaise on one side of each bread slice.

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18Add some of the cheese to one of the slices (the side without the mayo).

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19Add some of the sloppy Joe mix on top.

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20Add more cheese to the top.

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21Finish with the top slice of bread (mayo side out).

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22Place the sandwich into a skillet over medium heat.

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23Flip after about 90 seconds.

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24Continue to flip every 90 seconds until both sides are nice and brown, about 5 or 6 flips.

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26Cut on the bias, and serve with your favorite sides. Enjoy.

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27Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American