Toasted sloppy dogs

Toasted Sloppy Dogs Sandwich


  • Hotdog buns, cut in half lengthwise
  • Sloppy Joes (leftover or prepared separately)
  • Hotdogs, sliced
  • Bread slices
  • Nonstick spray or butter
  • American cheese slices
  • Optional: Chopped onions (leftover or freshly chopped)


  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Prepare Bread: Lightly coat one side of each bread slice with nonstick spray or butter. If using nonstick spray, ensure an even coating.
  3. Layer Ingredients: a. Place a slice of American cheese on the non-coated side of a bread slice. b. Spoon a generous amount of sloppy joes over the cheese. c. Add a few slices of hotdogs on top of the sloppy joes. d. Optionally, sprinkle chopped onions over the hotdogs. e. Place another slice of American cheese on top.
  4. Assemble Sandwich: Top the layered ingredients with another bread slice, coated side facing outward, creating a sandwich.
  5. Toast in Oven: Place the assembled sandwich on a baking sheet and toast in the preheated oven for about 5 minutes on each side or until the desired color is achieved. Keep an eye on it to prevent burning.
  6. Serve: Once the sandwich is toasted to perfection, remove it from the oven. Allow it to cool for a minute before slicing.
  7. Enjoy: Serve your Toasted Sloppy Dogs Sandwich warm. The melted cheese, combined with the flavors of sloppy joes and hotdogs, creates a delicious and satisfying meal.

Feel free to customize the recipe with your favorite toppings or condiments. This creative use of leftovers results in a tasty and hearty sandwich that’s perfect for a quick and satisfying meal

Q1: Can I use a different type of cheese in the Toasted Sloppy Dogs Sandwich? A1: Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with different cheeses based on your preference. Cheddar, pepper jack, or mozzarella could add a unique twist to the sandwich.

Q2: Can I make the Sloppy Joes and hotdogs from scratch for this recipe? A2: Yes, you can prepare Sloppy Joes and hotdogs from scratch. Simply cook ground beef with a seasoned tomato sauce for the Sloppy Joes and pan-fry or grill hotdogs before slicing them for the sandwich.

Q3: What are some optional toppings for the Toasted Sloppy Dogs Sandwich? A3: Get creative with toppings! Try diced tomatoes, pickles, jalapeños, or lettuce for added freshness. Additionally, a drizzle of ketchup, mustard, or your favorite sauce can enhance the flavors.

Q4: Can I make this sandwich on a stovetop instead of using the oven? A4: Yes, you can make the Toasted Sloppy Dogs Sandwich on a stovetop. Use a skillet or griddle over medium heat and toast each side of the sandwich until the bread is golden brown, and the cheese is melted.

Q5: How do I store and reheat leftover Toasted Sloppy Dogs Sandwich? A5: Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. To reheat, use an oven, toaster oven, or a skillet over medium heat until the sandwich is warmed through.

Q6: Can I use whole hotdog buns instead of cutting them in half for this recipe? A6: Yes, you can use whole hotdog buns if you prefer. Adjust the amount of Sloppy Joes and hotdog slices accordingly to fit the size of the buns.

Q7: What can I serve alongside the Toasted Sloppy Dogs Sandwich? A7: This sandwich pairs well with simple sides like coleslaw, potato chips, or a side salad. You can also serve it with your favorite pickles or a side of sweet potato fries for a complete meal.

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