Sloppy Joe Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousWichitaChef

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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Serves:

3

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

PLAN/PURCHASE

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

THE SANDWICH

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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREP/PREPARE
2
THE SLOPPY JOE MIX
3
Gather your ingredients.
4
Add the ground beef, sausage, and onion to a skillet over medium heat.
5
Cook until the onions begin to soften, and the protein has almost cooked, about 5 to 7 minutes.
6
Chef’s Note: Use a wooden spoon to break the meat into small pieces.
7
Drain off any excess grease.
8
Add the green bell pepper, and garlic.
9
Cook until the garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute.
10
Add the tomato paste, and stir to incorporate.
11
Add the remainder of the ingredients
12
Stir to thoroughly combine.
13
Allow the mixture to lightly simmer until the sauce begins to reduce and thicken, about 20 to 30 minutes.
14
Remove from heat, and allow it to cool.
15
THE SANDWICH
16
Gather your ingredients.
17
Brush the mayonnaise on one side of each bread slice.
18
Add some of the cheese to one of the slices (the side without the mayo).
19
Add some of the sloppy Joe mix on top.
20
Add more cheese to the top.
21
Finish with the top slice of bread (mayo side out).
22
Place the sandwich into a skillet over medium heat.
23
Flip after about 90 seconds.
24
Continue to flip every 90 seconds until both sides are nice and brown, about 5 or 6 flips.
25
PLATE/PRESENT
26
Cut on the bias, and serve with your favorite sides. Enjoy.
27
Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

About this Recipe

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