Sloppy Joe Horse Shoes


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 bag frozen tater tots
  • 1 loaf garlic bread
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


1. Preheat the oven:

  • Preheat your oven according to the instructions on the tater tots and garlic bread packages.

2. Cook Sloppy Joe Mix:

  • In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned.
  • Add the chopped onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Cook until the vegetables are softened.
  • Stir in the ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, salt, and pepper. Simmer for about 10 minutes until the flavors meld together.

3. Prepare Tater Tots and Garlic Bread:

  • While the Sloppy Joe mix is simmering, bake the tater tots and garlic bread according to their respective package instructions.

4. Assemble the Sloppy Joe Horse Shoes:

  • Place slices of garlic bread on serving plates.
  • Spoon a generous portion of the Sloppy Joe mix onto each slice of garlic bread.
  • Arrange a layer of baked tater tots on top of the Sloppy Joe mix.
  • Drizzle the entire creation with warm cheese sauce.
  • Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese on top.

5. Bake Until Cheese Melts:

  • Place the assembled Sloppy Joe Horse Shoes in the oven for a few minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

6. Garnish and Serve:

  • Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh parsley if desired.
  • Serve your Sloppy Joe Horse Shoes hot and enjoy!

This unique twist on the classic Sloppy Joe is sure to be a hit with its combination of savory Sloppy Joe mix, crispy tater tots, and cheesy goodness on top of garlic bread. Enjoy your delicious and hearty meal!

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