Southwest Sloppy Joes & Spicy Slaw

October 10, 2018

Make southwest sloppy joes and spicy slaw.

Southwest Sloppy Joes Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 ½ lbs. ground beef
  • 1 (4 oz.) can diced green chilies
  • 1 (10 oz.) can tomatoes & chilies
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • ½ cup salsa
  • salt and pepper
  • To serve:
  • Spicy Slaw (recipe below)
  • hamburger buns
  • chopped bell peppers
  • sliced avocado
  • shredded cheese



  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, celery and ground beef and cook until meat has browned.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cook until thickened.
  3. To serve, grill hamburger buns, top with Sloppy Joe mixture followed by slaw, chopped bell peppers, avocado and shredded cheese.

Spicy Slaw Ingredients

  • 1 (14 oz.) bag coleslaw mix
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro, optional
  • 1-2 chipotles in adobo, chopped
  • ½ small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice




  1. Add coleslaw mix to a bowl. In a separate bowl whisk together chipotles, onion, brown sugar, yogurt and lime juice.
  2. Toss with slaw. Let sit for at least 30 minutes for flavors to develop.

Make Southwest Sloppy Joes & Spicy Slaw

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