Sloppy Joe Casserole

Sloppy Joe Casserole!

1lb ground beef
1lb pork sausage
Medium green pepper & sweet onion diced
2 cans sloppy joe sauce (15oz cans or 1 large)
1 24+ oz bag if tatter tots
1 block of cheddar cheese
Sauté onions and pepper, salt pepper garlic.. add meats and drain, add sloppy joe sauce and stir, then place in a 9×13. Top with cheese and place tatter tots neatly in rows. (Makes for easy cutting and serving!)
Bake at 400 deg for 30 minutes, add another sprinkle of cheese, and bake an additional 10 minutes.
Let sit for a few minutes before cutting.
Enjoy! Easy peasy and tasty!

2. Can I make Sloppy Joe Casserole ahead of time?

  • Yes, you can prepare Sloppy Joe Casserole ahead of time. You can assemble the casserole, cover it with foil, and refrigerate it overnight. When you’re ready to cook, simply bake it according to the recipe instructions.

3. Can I freeze Sloppy Joe Casserole?

  • Yes, you can freeze Sloppy Joe Casserole. After assembling the casserole, allow it to cool completely, then cover it tightly with plastic wrap and aluminum foil or use an airtight container. It can be frozen for up to 3 months. Thaw it in the refrigerator before reheating.

4. Can I use other meats besides ground beef in Sloppy Joe Casserole?

  • Yes, you can use other ground meats like turkey, chicken, or even plant-based options like soy crumbles or lentils to make a vegetarian version.

5. What are some common toppings for Sloppy Joe Casserole?

  • Common toppings include shredded cheese, chopped fresh parsley or cilantro, diced onions, and pickles. These toppings can add extra flavor and texture to the casserole.

6. What side dishes go well with Sloppy Joe Casserole?

  • Sloppy Joe Casserole pairs well with side dishes like coleslaw, a simple green salad, roasted vegetables, potato salad, or a side of cornbread.

7. How do I reheat leftover Sloppy Joe Casserole?

  • To reheat leftover Sloppy Joe Casserole, place individual servings in the microwave for about 1-2 minutes or reheat the entire casserole in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) until heated through, typically 15-20 minutes.

8. Can I make a vegetarian or vegan Sloppy Joe Casserole?

  • Yes, you can make a vegetarian or vegan Sloppy Joe Casserole by substituting the ground meat with plant-based alternatives like crumbled tofu, tempeh, or lentils, and using vegan cheese or nutritional yeast for the topping.

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