Sloppy Joe Grits

Product Used: Gracious Grits® Cheese Grits


Top the cheesy, creamy goodness of Gracious Grits® Cheese Grits with some classic homemade Sloppy Joes. This comfort food combo will make you feel like a kid again.


  • 1 package of Gracious Grits® Cheese Grits
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup onions, chopped
  • ½ cup bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • one 8oz can tomato sauce
  • ½ Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ Tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Cook ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat until browned. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir until beef crumbles. Drain grease from pan if desired.
  2. Add onions, bell pepper and garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, reduce heat to medium and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Prepare Gracious Grits® Cheese Grits according to directions on the package. Pour grits onto serving platter and top with Sloppy Joe mixture. Top with cheese.