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Sloppy Joe Bowls

All of the flavor, just not so sloppy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: lunch, Main Course
Keyword: freezer friendly lunch recipes, sloppy joe bowls
Servings: 4 servings


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce plus half cans worth of water
  • 1 Tbsp mustard
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tsp homemade sloppy joe mix
  • 1 1/2 cups brown rice
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Colby jack or cheddar cheese
  • Fruit or veggie side dish


  • Cook the brown rice as directed on the package.
  • Brown the ground beef and drain, if necessary.
  • Stir inthe tomato sauce and water, mustard and vinegar and bring to bubbling over medium heat. Stir in the homemade sloppy joe mix and let simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • Prepare side dish.
  • Spoon the rice into a serving bowl, add some sloppy joe meat and then top with the shredded cheese.
  • Serve Sloppy Joe Bowls with fresh fruit or veggies.