Chewy and gooey slppy joe mac and cheese from platter talk.
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Sloppy Joe Mac and Cheese Recipe

Two American classics are joined together to from a new fusion comfort food.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: macaroni and cheese
Servings: 6
Calories: 670kcal


  • 1 lb macaroni
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 tbsp chii powder
  • 2 tbsp Worcetershire sauce
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups tomatoes crushed
  • 1/4 cup flat leaf (Italian) parsley chopped
  • 2 cups Mozzarella cheese shredded


  • Prepare pasta as directed on box to al dente.
  • Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium high setting. Add onion and saute until tender and translucent, about 7 minutes. Add garlic and stir for another minute.
  • Add ground beef to onion and garlic mixture and stir to brown, about 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in chili powder, Worcetershire sauce, and brown sugar.
  • Add crushed tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain pasta and add to skillet, over medium heat. Stir the sloppy Joe mixture in with the macaroni and add the parsley and half the cheese. Fold and stir together quickly then add remaining cheese to top of mixture.
  • Cover skillet for a couple of minutes to allow cheese to melt and then garnish with additional parsley and serve immediately.



Calories: 670kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 567mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 665IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 240mg | Iron: 2.9mg