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98% would make again

Grilled Cheese Sloppy Joe Cups

by Pierce Abernathy

Ingredients

for 6 cups

  • 1 nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ½ large white onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb ground beef (455 g)
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 oz tomato sauce (225 g), 1 can
  • 2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ cup ketchup (55 g)
  • 8 slices white bread
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese (75 g), divided
  • fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 339
    Fat 22g
    Carbs 8g
    Fiber 0g
    Sugar 3g
    Protein 25g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350˚F (180˚C). Grease a 6-cup muffin tin with nonstick spray.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion and sauté for 4-5 minutes, until the onion is translucent. Add the garlic and cook for another 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add the ground beef and cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon, until browned, about 5 minutes. Drain any excess fat.
  4. Add the mustard powder, pepper, and salt. Stir to combine, then add the tomato sauce, and cook for 5 minutes until liquid is cooked down.
  5. Add the Worcestershire sauce and ketchup and cook for 10 minutes, until most of the liquid has evaporated. Remove the pan from the heat.
  6. Slice the crusts off the bread. Quarter 2 of the slices to make small squares, leaving the remaining 6 slices whole.
  7. Press the whole slices of bread into the cups of the greased muffin tin, and brush with melted butter. Add 1 tablespoon of shredded cheddar cheese to each cup, and top with a quartered piece of bread. Brush the bread with melted butter.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes, until the cheese melted.
  9. Scoop 2 tablespoons of sloppy joe mixture into each cup, and top with another tablespoon of cheddar.
  10. Bake for another 5 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the cups are firm.
  11. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.
  12. Enjoy!