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Grilled Cheese Sloppy Joe

close up shot of Grilled Cheese Sloppy Joes served with chips on a plate
Hearty and delicious, these grilled cheese sloppy joes are a fun twist on a family classic with lots of gooey, melted cheese and yummy meat!
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 428 kcal


  • sloppy Joe meat
  • 8 slices bread
  • 8 slices mild cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter


  • Heat a skillet over medium heat.
  • Lightly butter bread and put one slice in the pan, butter side down. Add cheese.
  • Allow the cheese to melt slightly and spoon on the sloppy joe meat. Top with cheese and another slice of bread, butter side up.
  • Carefully flip the sandwich and cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes or until the bread is golden brown.


TIP: It’s hard to beat homemade Sloppy Joe meat, and this recipe tastes great with leftovers. Save time by making a big batch of Sloppy Joe meat, freezing it, and using leftovers to make these sandwiches.
TIP: If you find that your meat mixture keeps falling out of your sandwich, try melting your cheese more before adding your filling. Melting the cheese will help the whole sandwich stick together. And if you still have too much mess, try adding less filling or more cheese.


Sodium: 689mgCalcium: 481mgVitamin A: 739IUSugar: 4gFiber: 2gPotassium: 157mgCholesterol: 74mgCalories: 428kcalSaturated Fat: 16gFat: 26gProtein: 20gCarbohydrates: 28gIron: 2mg