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Sloppy Joe's Over Cornbread Waffles - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
Homemade Sloppy Joes Over Cornbread Waffles
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

In the time it takes you to open a can of Sloppy Joe mix you can whip up your own homemade Joe sauce to make this kid-friendly, soon to become a favorite family dinner of Sloppy Joe's Over Cornbread Waffles.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American Comfort Food
Keyword: Cornbread Waffles, Homemade Sloppy Joes, Sloppy Joe's Over Cornbread Waffles
Servings: 8
Calories: 629 kcal
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To make the cornbread waffles;
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons oil, grapeseed or canola
  • 1 4 ounce can fire roasted chiles
To make the sloppy Joe's;
  • 2 pounds ground beef, 80/20 blend
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
To make the sloppy Joe's;
  1. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef over medium/high heat.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium/low and stir in the remaining ingredients.
  3. Simmer for approximately 10 minutes.
  4. Serve on a bun or over cornbread waffles (recipe follows) and top with cheddar cheese.
To make the waffles;
  1. Preheat waffle iron while you make the batter.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, sugar, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, oil, and chiles.
  4. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until blended.
  5. Make waffles as usual.
Recipe Notes


The cornbread waffles can be made in advance and frozen if needed. To reheat, pop them into a toaster, or heat in a 325-degree oven on a rack to keep crunchy.

Tools and equipment;

large skillet, cutting board and chef's knife, wooden spoon, measuring cups and spoons, waffle iron, large bowl, medium bowl, cooking spray (for the waffle iron).

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Sloppy Joes Over Cornbread Waffles
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 629 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 139mg46%
Sodium 1120mg49%
Potassium 928mg27%
Carbohydrates 64g21%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 36g72%
Vitamin A 665IU13%
Vitamin C 3.5mg4%
Calcium 285mg29%
Iron 5.7mg32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.