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Queso Sloppy Joes

Serves 6 to 8
Cuisine: American
Category: Sandwiches & Salads, 30 minutes or less
Your favorite queso plus classic sloppy joe flavors equals dinner on the table in 30 minutes. This may be your family’s new weeknight favorite!
Prep Time
10 mins
Other Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
  • 1 pound Certified Angus Beef ® ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon fajita seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 (10-ounce) can Rotel diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1 (4-ounce) can green chiles
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 5 ounces Velveeta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 pack (6 to 8) hamburger buns
  • Cooking spray
  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine fajita seasoning, chili powder, paprika, salt, coriander, pepper and cayenne; set aside. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Heat a 12-inch skillet to medium high and add canola oil. Add ground beef; chop and spread out with spatula, searing for 3 minutes to brown one side. Add spice blend and onions; break up beef into smaller pieces until no pink remains and onions are softened, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to medium low; stir in diced tomatoes and extra green chiles. Add Velveeta cheese while constantly stirring until it starts to soften. Stir in 2/3-cup shredded cheese.
  4. With cheese fully incorporated, reduce heat to low, gently stir in sour cream, and then turn off heat, keep warm.
  5. Open buns and lay flat on a sheet tray; cut sides up. Lightly coat with cooking spray. Toast in oven until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Scoop beef mixture onto buns, top with remaining shredded cheese and serve.
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