🍝 Cheesy Sloppy Joe Pasta Recipe 🧀

The comforting aromas of traditional Sloppy Joes are combined with the heartiness of pasta and the creamy texture of melted cheese in this dish called Cheesy Sloppy Joe Pasta. This simple, family-friendly recipe is ideal for hectic weeknights or anytime you want a filling, cheese-filled meal. This spaghetti dish is sure to become a new favorite because of its rich, flavorful sauce and gooey cheese. 🍝🧀


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 ounces pasta (such as penne, rotini, or elbow macaroni)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley (optional, for garnish)


Preparing the Sauce:

  1. Cook the Ground Beef: In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until it is browned and cooked through. Drain any excess fat.
  2. Add Vegetables: Add the diced onion, green bell pepper, and minced garlic to the skillet. Cook until the vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add Sauce Ingredients: Stir in the tomato sauce, ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a simmer and let it cook for 10 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.

Cooking the Pasta:

  1. Cook the Pasta: While the sauce is simmering, cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.

Combining the Pasta and Sauce:

  1. Mix Pasta and Sauce: Add the cooked pasta to the skillet with the Sloppy Joe sauce. Stir to combine, ensuring the pasta is evenly coated with the sauce.
  2. Add Cheese: Sprinkle the shredded cheddar and mozzarella cheeses over the top of the pasta. Cover the skillet and let it cook for a few minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

This delicious and comforting recipe, dubbed Cheesy Sloppy Joe Pasta, combines the classic flavors of Sloppy Joes with the heartiness of pasta. This is a quick, cheesy, and satisfying recipe that tastes good any night of the week. Serve it hot and enjoy the rich and savory fragrances in every bite! 🍝🧀 Garnish with fresh parsley for a flash of color!