Sloppy Joe Oven Baked Tacos

by | Feb 4, 2014 | Sponsored Posts | 19 comments

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

 

Sloppy Joe Oven Baked Tacos

So, things have been a little crazy around the Kitchen Meets Girl household lately.

Doodle ended up with strep last week, and as soon as that got cleared up, some nasty internet jerk hacked our computer, PayPal account and g-mail account.  Preparing elaborate and time-consuming meals are not top on my priority list right now.

If you want to know the truth, preparing meals like that are never high on my priority list.  Quick and easy is the name of the game around here.  So when I got the opportunity to sample three of Manwich’s Sloppy Joe sauces, I was all over it.  If you’re not familiar with Manwich, it is a hearty sauce with a sweet and tangy taste–perfect for kids like mine who prefer sweet flavors to spicy.

The kid-stopping power of Manwich makes meals a messy-licious treat to be enjoyed with both hands – giving moms and dads an easy, quality ingredient to bring the family’s attention back to mealtime and away from everyday distractions. Plus, each can of Manwich is free of artificial flavors and preservatives, and offers a full serving of vegetables.

Score one for mom. 😉

Sloppy Joe Oven Baked Tacos

Manwich comes in three flavors: Original, Bold, and Thick & Chunky.  If you’ve been around my blog much at all, you know that the Tall Boy and I love spicy foods, so I decided to put a spin on our usual taco night.  I simply browned some hamburger, added in some cumin, and then a can of the Manwich Bold sauce.  I filled our taco shells, sprinkled ’em with cheese, and popped them in the oven at 350 degrees for about 5 minutes – just long enough for the cheese to melt and the shells to warm.

Doodle loved the sweet Sloppy Joe taco filling, and I loved the ease of having dinner ready and on the table in a flash – perfect for those busy nights when we’re in a rush {um, that’s most nights!}.

Sloppy Joe Oven Baked Tacos

Sloppy Joe Oven Baked Tacos
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey or ground beef
  • 1 can (15 oz each) Manwich® Bold Sloppy Joe Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup shredded shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 12 taco shells
Method
  1. Cook turkey or beef in large skillet over medium-high heat 7 minutes or until crumbled and no longer pink, stirring occasionally; drain. Stir in Sloppy Joe sauce and cumin; simmer 5 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Line taco shells in a 9x13 pan and evenly divide Sloppy Joe mixture in the shells. Sprinkle with shredded cheese, and place in oven for 5-7 minutes, or until cheese is melted and shells are warm.
  4. Divide lettuce evenly between taco shells.

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Disclaimer: this post was sponsored by Manwich, but all opinions are 100% mine.

 

 

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19 Comments

  1. Annette

    I’d like to make the Meatball Hoagie recipe.

    Reply
  2. Carol hamilton

    I would like to try the firecracker chicken!

    Reply
  3. Sue

    Love Manwich! Can’t wait to try the new ones!

    Reply
  4. Lisa Brown

    i would like to try the Tangy Sweet Pork Chops recipe

    Reply
  5. Victoria

    You mail free cook books me,,, I want cook book free,,,,, thank you , victoria dover

    Reply
  6. Shelly

    The sloppy joe cornbread bake looks really good!

    Reply
  7. Sandy Headtke

    The meatball hoagie looks like it would be a family favorite. The boys love anything served as a sandwich

    Reply
  8. Faith

    Looks yummy and more importantly – quick and easy! Thanks for the recipe 😉

    Reply
  9. christine j

    My family loves tacos..who woulda thought to make them sloppy tacos? BRILLIANT! !

    Reply
  10. Leidy

    I would like to try the Sloppy Joe Stuffed Baked Potatoes

    Reply
  11. Ellen Casper

    Meatball hoagie recipe looks yummy!

    Reply
  12. Danielle

    I’d like to try the saucy meatloaf.

    Reply
  13. Linda Hoover

    Firecracker chicken sounds interesting. 🙂

    Reply
  14. Laura J

    Oh I would love to try the Sloppy Joe Topped Spaghetti!

    Reply
  15. David

    My favorite is the chuckwagon bee3f and bean skillet, but they also have a meatloaf recipe I would like to try.

    Reply
  16. Julie

    the saucy meatloaf thanks for the giveaway

    Reply

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