Spicy Sloppy Joes


Make this easy weeknight dish using leftovers from Mom's Meat Loaf. More Tasty Sandwiches

Spicy Sloppy Joes
Photo: © Raymond Hom
Total Time:
15 mins


  • One 15-ounce can tomato sauce

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth

  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 chipotle in adobo, plus 1 tablespoon adobo sauce from the jar or can

  • 1/2 Mom’s Meat Loaf, crumbled

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted

  • Onion and dill pickle slices, for serving


  1. In a blender, combine the tomato sauce with the chicken broth, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, chipotle and adobo sauce and puree until smooth. Pour the sauce into a large skillet. Stir in the crumbled meat loaf and bring to a simmer over moderate heat. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon the meat onto the buns, top with sliced onion and pickles, close and serve.

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