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Baked Sloppy Joe Tacos | Kita Roberts GirlCarnivore.com

Baked Sloppy Joe Tacos


  • 2 tbs olive oil divided
  • 2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1 onion diced
  • 6 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 14 oz can whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 12 oz bottle tomato-based chili sauce
  • ΒΌ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbs ancho chile powder or chili powder
  • 1 tbs garlic powder
  • 1 tbs onion powder
  • 1 tbs brown sugar
  • 1 tbs ground cumin
  • Crisp taco shells warmed
  • Taco fixings: Sour cream lime, avocado, pice de galo, shredded cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a large skillet over medium-heat, swirl 1 tbs oil to coat pan. When hot, add the ground beef and cook through, breaking up as it browns. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and add the remaining oil. Add the onion and garlic, cooking until brown and softened, about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, and cook until the juices have thickened, 8- 10 minutes. Stir in the Worcestershire, chile, garlic, onion, sugar and cumin. Allow to simmer over low for another 10 minutes.
  • Spread the filling evenly into a 13x9 baking dish and bake for 30 to 40 minutes, getting a nice crust on the top.
  • Let cool 5 minutes before serving up taco bar style.