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Sloppy Jose Supper Recipe

Sloppy Jose Supper Recipe

Do something fun and delicious with your leftover cornbread. Top it with this slightly spicy Southwest dish. Simple, fast and comforting. Bethany Creaser, Derby Line, Vermont
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min. YIELD:5 servings


  • 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) corn bread/muffin mix
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1-1/4 cups salsa
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 2/3 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Sour cream


  • 1. Prepare and bake corn bread according to package directions.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the beef, red pepper, onion and celery over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the garlic, chipotle pepper, chili powder and cumin; cook 1 minute longer.
  • 3. Stir in salsa and chili sauce; simmer for 3-5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • 4. Cut corn bread into nine squares; save four pieces for another use. Top each square of remaining corn bread with 2/3 cup beef mixture and 2 tablespoons cheese. Dollop with sour cream. Yield: 5 servings plus leftover corn bread.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 363 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 753mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.

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KmMcK User ID: 4696823 128288
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2011

"very basic and a good combination"

sam52687 User ID: 5814580 186261
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2011

"I love this recipe--I did not have the cumin or the adobo spices--leaving them out did not hurt the dish at all!"

heartybaker User ID: 3414895 169461
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2010

"i loved it! i cannot rate it excellent because it took longer in prep than i wanted, otherwise, it's a yummy winner! oh and i didn't use the chipotles...good anyway."

speedh User ID: 2763263 119798
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2010

"it was very easy and great tasting..the mixture would also be great on a sandwich or in a taco"

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