Sloppy Joes are a delightful comfort food, but you don’t have to stick to the traditional recipe when there are so many variations to explore. Consider this recipe for Sloppy Joe burritos, which combines the portability of burritos with the delicious flavors of Sloppy Joes. Now you can enjoy all the savory goodness without the need for utensils and a stack of napkins!
This simple yet delicious recipe is perfect for a busy weeknight meal or when you simply can’t decide between Sloppy Joes and Mexican cuisine. These burritos are the ultimate fusion dish, offering the best of American and Mexican flavors. If you have any leftover meat or veggies, feel free to add them to these south-of-the-border-inspired Sloppy Joes. You can get creative and include all sorts of ingredients!
This dish is already a delightful fusion creation that will impress the entire family.
Why You’ll Love the Recipe:
If you’re a fan of the rich and meaty taste of Sloppy Joes but prefer a less messy experience, why not swap the buns for tortillas? Burritos are not only delicious but also easy to eat without getting sauce all over yourself. Tortillas make the perfect vessel for the Sloppy Joe filling, enhancing the flavors and creating a satisfying meal.
How to Serve Them:
These meaty burritos are a meal-in-one, but you can always serve them with some tasty sides. Sliced avocado, pico de gallo, beans and rice, or a simple green salad would be fantastic accompaniments.
Can You Make Them Ahead?
You can prepare the beef mixture in advance, as well as the ketchup mixture in a separate dish. However, it’s best to assemble the Sloppy Joe burritos just before cooking and serving.
- Lean Ground Beef
- Onions (chopped)
- Red Bell Peppers (chopped)
- Green Bell Peppers (chopped)
- Salt, Pepper, Garlic Salt
- Dry Mustard
- Prepared Cheese Sauce, see recipe under “Sauces”
- Shredded Cheddar Cheese or your favorite cheese
For Sloppy Joe Sauce:
- Worcestershire Sauce
- Brown Sugar
- Salt, Pepper, Onion Powder, and Garlic Salt
- Flour Tortillas (Wheat can be substituted)
How to Make Sloppy Joe Grilled Burritos:
Step 1. Combine ground beef with your seasonings.
Step 2. Brown the seasoned ground beef over medium-high heat for about 6-8 minutes.
Step 3. Add onions, red and green bell peppers, and continue cooking for an additional 2 minutes until the vegetables are soft. Keep warm.
Step 4. In a separate bowl, mix ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, salt, onion powder, and pepper until well blended. Pour the mixture over the beef and keep warm.
Step 5. Take large flour tortillas and add the beef mixture to the center.
Step 6. Top the beef mixture with cheese sauce and shredded cheese. Fold the tortilla into a burrito shape and fry it with oil for 1 minute per side over medium heat.
Serve the Sloppy Joe Grilled Burritos hot.
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Leftovers can be kept for up to 3 days and reheated in the microwave or a hot oven. Please note that they may not be as crispy when reheated, but they will still taste good.
Variations and Substitutions:
Feel free to add any cooked leftover vegetables from your refrigerator or sneak in some minced carrots or other veggies to make sure the kids get their nutrients! For a vegetarian-friendly alternative, you can substitute lentils, beans, or tofu for the beef.
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