Cheesy BBQ Sloppy Joe's

Wow!  These were so mouth-watering-ly good!  Even Mom ranted and raved 
about them.  If you don't want to make it on the Texas Toast, then put it on a salad
 or a bun.  The meat flavoring is so good!

Cheesy BBQ Sloppy Joe's 

from Southern Living magazine


  • 1 1/2  pounds  lean ground beef
  • 1  (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 1  cup  ketchup
  • 1/2  cup  bottled barbecue sauce
  • 1  tablespoon  Worcestershire sauce
  • 2  tablespoons  chopped pickled jalapeño peppers (optional)
  • 1  tablespoon  liquid from pickled jalapeño peppers (optional)
  • 1  (11.25-oz.) package frozen garlic Texas toast
  • 1/2  cup  (2 oz.) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese


1. Brown ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, 8 to 10 minutes or until beef crumbles and is no longer pink; drain well. Return to skillet. Stir in tomatoes, next 3 ingredients, and, if desired, jalapeño peppers and liquid. Cover and cook 10 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, prepare Texas toast according to package directions. Serve beef mixture over Texas toast; sprinkle with cheese.