Sloppy Joe bake

Sloppy Joe bake

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(50 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 40 mins

Easy

Serves 4
If you fancy a change from chilli and bolognese, try this new way with mince, topped with crispy garlic bread

Nutrition and extra info

  • Can be frozen if garlic bread not previously frozen

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal498
  • fat25g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs33g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre2g
  • protein37g
  • salt2.16g
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Ingredients

  • 500g pack lean minced beef
  • 2 onion, roughly chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 2 tsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1-2 tsp mild chilli powder, depending on whether you like it spicy
  • 400g can chopped tomato
  • 600ml beef stock
  • 1 garlic baguette, split into slices
    Garlic

    Garlic

    gar-lik

    Part of the lily, or alium, family, of which onions are also a member, garlic is one of the most…

Method

  1. Brown the mince in a non-stick pan for a few mins, then tip into a bowl. Whizz the onions in a food processor until finely chopped (or roughly grate if you don’t have one). Tip into the pan with the oil, then cook for 2-3 mins until soft. Add the spices, cook for 1 min. Return the mince to the pan with the tomatoes and stock, then bring to a boil. Simmer for 20 mins.

  2. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6 and spoon the mince into an ovenproof dish. Arrange the baguette slices over the mince, then bake for 12 mins until the bread is crisp on top.

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splodgemeister
13th Jan, 2012
2.05
I really didn't enjoy this. Like StaceyB85 said, this is just a simple chilli recipe and an uninspiring one at that. I didn't add all the stock but still found it to be too "sloppy" and the garlic bread was crisp on top and soggy on the bottom - not pleasant. Unfortunately this one is being deleted from my binder :(
Twinklebum99
23rd Oct, 2011
Excellent dish. added extra veg and extra chilli to taste. also grated cheese on the top. yummmy! will be a firm favourite x
staceyb85
17th Oct, 2011
3.05
This is basically just a simple chilli put in a dish and baked with garlic bread on top. Made the recipe as stated with the addition of kidney beans for a bit of bulk and it was nice but a bit bland compared to the chilli recipe I normally use. However it was nicer eaten with the garlic bread (I used Tesco garlic bread slices with cheese for a bit of extra flavour). Dont think I'll make the same chilli again but will definitely use the idea of garlic bread on top of my usual chilli when I fancy something a bit different.
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wendymac
10th Sep, 2011
What a great way to use up a leftover garlic-loaf and a pack of otherwise uninspiring minced beef! First Class!
olivelady101
26th Aug, 2011
Used a tin of baked beans in mild chilli sauce. Gave it just enough of a bite that the kids wouldn't complain. Also used round crispy bread rolls and hollowed out the middle. This made a deep receptacle for lots of mince mixture. Will definitely make it again.
ciaransmyth
12th Jun, 2011
5.05
Simple to make and very tastey. I went with the BBQ sauce suggested previously and it was great. Have made this many times now!!
juliamccartney
2nd Jun, 2011
4.05
Used day old baguette bread which was perfect as it stayed crisp. Very tasty!
windsordoris
11th Apr, 2011
4.05
Really lovely and quick very easy i added peppers and kidney beans, it was lovely and the family loved it to will def to again soon
masterfox_86
7th Apr, 2011
4.05
Very tasty and a great new way to have mince. Didn't use all the stock though, otherwise I think it might have been a bit too watery.
nicolap
24th Mar, 2011
5.05
My Family loved this, my cousins in the usa cook something very similar. It has become a midweek fav.

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