In this spooky season it’s fun to play with basic foods and turn them into monsters. Monster sloppy joes turn a weeknight meal into a sloppy monster masterpiece. Easy to make for a crowd and budget friendly to boot.
This recipe calls for Manwich however, it’s totally easy to make a from scratch sloppy joe if that’s the preference. I like the ease of the Manwich when it comes to planning a party or a fun Halloween dinner.
This is a budget friendly way to serve up dinner before Trick or Treating. Make the monster sloppy joes quickly on the stove top. Just be care of the toothpicks with the little kids.
I like to pair the monster joes with tater tots for an even easier meal. However, the sloppy joes go great with some chips, a side of fruit, or carrot sticks. It’s truly a fun monster meal that any kid will love.
Making these monster sloppy joes takes about 20 minutes. Just fry up the ground beef in a sauté pan then add in the Manwich. We like to use a bun with sesame seeds that’s large.
We used to do pizza on Halloween night but these and our spooky spider sandwiches are a good alternative. It’s always better to make something they can eat before and after trick or treating. All that walking makes them hungry.
Check out the list below for other fun and easy Halloween treats to make for some haunted fun. After all, All Hallows Eve is just around the corner.
Monster Sloppy Joes
- 8 sesame seed hamburger buns
- 16 green olives
- 2 lbs. 93/7 ground beef
- 24 oz. can Manwich
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Place ground beef in a sauce pan with one tablespoon olive oil. Cook until meat is browned. Add in Manwich and give it a good stir coating all of the meat. Reduce to a simmer and cook about 5 minutes.
- Top a bun with the sloppy joe mix. Add the top bun. Put two olives on toothpicks and place in the top of the bun as eyes. Serve.