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One Pan Mexican Style Sloppy Joes

These One Pan Mexican Style Sloppy Joes are the perfect easy weeknight meal with all your favourite Tex Mex flavours the whole family will love!
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Meal Prep, Mexican, Weeknight Meal
Keyword Easy Mexican Sloppy Joes, One Pan Mexican Style Sloppy Joes, One Pot Sloppy Joes, Tex-Mex Sloppy Joes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 254kcal
Author Chrissie (thebusybaker.ca)


  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup frozen or canned corn
  • 1 cup canned black beans
  • 2 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 2 1/2 cups tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Fixings: salsa, sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, avocados, and/or cheese.


  • Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Brown the ground beef in the pan, adding the onions and garlic about half way through cooking.
  • Add the bell peppers, corn and black beans and stir to combine.
  • Stir in the taco seasoning.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low and add the tomato sauce. Mix the water and cornstarch in a small bowl and add that mixture too.
  • Stir well to combine, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • Serve on hamburger-style buns with salsa, sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, avocados, and cheese.



This recipe is also great for meal prep! Just make the filling ahead of time, store in the fridge for up to 3 days and reheat to serve as directed.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 790mg | Potassium: 953mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1355IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 5mg