If you like Sloppy Joes, try the Smokey Joes have an added touch of bacon.
This is a great twist on the ordinary sloppy Joe, this is a great meal for a casual dinner party.
- 1 pound bacon
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 2-3 8 ounce cans tomato sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 pound package shredded cheddar cheese
- 8 hamburger buns
In a large skillet, cook bacon; drain, reserving fat. Crumble bacon and set aside. Leaving enough bacon grease in the pan to coat the pan, saute the chopped onion until transparent. Add 2 cans tomato sauce and pepper, simmer uncovered.
In a separate skillet, brown ground beef, drain before adding onion and tomato mixture. Simmer uncovered for 30 minutes, stir in crumbled bacon and stir for 1 minute. Reduce heat to very low and stir in cheese. A third can of tomato sauce can be added if desired.Print Recipe