Baked Bean Sloppy Joes

Baked Beans
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  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Servings: 6 servings

Baked beans, they don't have to be just a side dish anymore. You can add baked beans to your sloppy joes to help stretch the meat. The beans also add wonderful roasted flavor and texture to these popular hot sandwiches.


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 (16-ounce) can baked beans (undrained)
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 6 slices American cheese
  • 6 hamburger buns (sliced)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. In ​a large skillet, cook ground beef with onion and garlic until meat is browned, stirring to break up meat. Drain well.

  3. Add baked beans, mustard, ketchup, and barbecue sauce and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 15 minutes until thickened.

  4. Make into sandwiches on the hamburger buns; top each sandwich with a slice of cheese.

  5. Serve immediately. Enjoy!