Pepperoni Pizza Sloppy Joes

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

If you’re a fan of both sloppy joes and pizza, this Pepperoni Pizza Sloppy Joes recipe is a delightful combination that brings together the best of both worlds. The savory flavors of ground beef, pepperoni, pizza sauce, and melted mozzarella cheese create a mouthwatering dish that is sure to be a hit with your family and friends.


For the Sloppy Joes:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup diced pepperoni
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns

For Serving:

  • Additional shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Additional pizza sauce
  • Sliced pepperoni


  1. Cook the Beef: In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until no longer pink, breaking it up with a spoon as it cooks. Drain any excess grease.
  2. Add Flavors: Stir in the pizza sauce, diced pepperoni, garlic powder, onion powder, dried oregano, salt, and pepper to the skillet with the beef. Simmer for about 5 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  3. Combine: Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese over the meat mixture and stir until the cheese is melted and the mixture is well combined.
  4. Assemble the Sloppy Joes: Spoon the beef mixture onto the bottom halves of the hamburger buns. Top with additional mozzarella, a spoonful of pizza sauce, and a few slices of pepperoni. Place the top half of the bun on top.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes

Kcal: 450 kcal per serving | Servings: 4


Any leftover Pepperoni Pizza Sloppy Joes can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Simply reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop until warmed through.

Recipe Tips:

  • Feel free to customize your Pepperoni Pizza Sloppy Joes with additional toppings such as sliced olives, bell peppers, or mushrooms for added flavor and texture.
  • If you prefer a spicier kick, consider adding a pinch of red pepper flakes or a dash of hot sauce to the meat mixture.
  • Serve these Sloppy Joes with a side of crispy french fries or a fresh green salad for a complete and satisfying meal.

Enjoy this delicious twist on a classic comfort food favorite with your loved ones!

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