Bacon, Beer and Cheese Sloppy Joes Recipe

Bacon, Beer and Cheese Sloppy Joes Recipe

How To Make Bacon, Beer and Cheese Sloppy Joes

Sloppy joe is the perfect food for gameday. Impress your friends with this flavorful, cheesy sloppy joes recipe that has bacon and beer sauce.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • lbsground beef
  • 8slicesbaconchopped
  • ½yellow onionchopped
  • ½cupketchup
  • ¼cuptomato paste
  • 1tbspWorcestershire sauce
  • 1tbspdijon mustard
  • 1cupbeer
  • ½cupbeef broth
  • 2cupssharp cheddarcubed
  • 6brioche buns


  1. In a large skillet, cook the bacon on medium high heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until crispy but still bendable.

  2. Remove the bacon from the pan and drain all but two tablespoons of the fat.

  3. Add the onions and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until softened.

  4. Add in the beef, lower the heat to medium and cook well, breaking it apart but leaving some chunks about the size of a raspberry or small grape.

  5. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until well browned, then add in the ketchup, tomato paste, Worchestershire sauce, dijon mustard, beer, and beef broth.

  6. Stir well, continue cooking for about 5 to 6 minutes until the sauce starts to evaporate and the mixture becomes “sloppy”.

  7. Add in the chunks of cheddar and cooked bacon crumbles a minute before serving and stir just slightly to melt them into little puddles.

  8. Toast the buns then spoon over the mixture and top with additional bacon if desired.

Recipe Notes


The consistency you are looking for is reduced enough that spoonfuls can be placed on top of each other with the bottom spoonful not spreading more than a half inch or so.



  • Calories: 661.08kcal
  • Fat: 42.95g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.95g
  • Trans Fat: 1.50g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 18.02g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.94g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.64g
  • Fiber: 1.67g
  • Sugar: 9.54g
  • Protein: 32.23g
  • Cholesterol: 115.27mg
  • Sodium: 967.23mg
  • Calcium: 178.57mg
  • Potassium: 700.42mg
  • Iron: 4.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 47.17µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.92mg
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