Italian Sloppy Joes

Italian Sloppy Joes

Serves 4


  • 2 cups Monte Bene Spicy Marinara pasta sauce
  • 2 cups barbecue sauce
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 2 links Italian pork sausage, casing removed
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup porcini mushrooms, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 slices fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 4 large burger buns


Heat a large sauté pan over medium heat and add beef and Italian sausage, mixing together well. Add onion, bell pepper, mushrooms, garlic, salt and pepper and sauté until meat is fully cooked and vegetables are tender. Stir in Monte Bene Spicy Marinara pasta sauce and barbecue sauce and bring to a low boil. Reduce heat and simmer on low until thickened. Place a slice of mozzarella on each burger bun, add warm sloppy Joe mix, and enjoy!

An easy meal for a Sunday afternoon!