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Sloppy Pork Joes

Sloppy Pork Joes

served with Creamy Lime Slaw

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One of the most underrated childhood comfort foods, in our opinion? The humble sloppy Joe. Adults and kids alike will love this version, which has a few flavor upgrades to take it to the next level. Ground pork is browned with scallions, spicy chipotle powder, and a sweet and smoky BBQ seasoning blend, then simmered with pineapple, ketchup, and lime juice until thick and caramelized. The filling’s then stuffed into potato buns with a cabbage and lime slaw for creaminess and crunch. Tasty nostalgia on the table in just 15 minutes? It doesn’t get much better than that.

Tags:One PanQuick

Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time15 minutes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

2 unit


1 unit


4 ounce


10 ounce

Ground Pork

4 ounce

Coleslaw Mix

2 tablespoon


(ContainsEggs, Soy)

2 unit

Potato Buns

(ContainsEggs, Soy, Milk, Wheat)

1 tablespoon

Sweet and Smoky BBQ Seasoning

1 teaspoon

Chipotle Powder

4 tablespoon


1 tablespoon


Not included in your delivery

Kosher Salt


1 teaspoon

Vegetable Oil

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)0 kJ
Calories800 kcal
Fat42 g
Saturated Fat13 g
Carbohydrate77 g
Sugar25 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Protein30 g
Cholesterol110 mg
Sodium970 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
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Small Bowl
Large Pan
Medium Bowl
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• Wash and dry all produce. • Trim and thinly slice scallions, separating whites from greens. Zest and quarter lime. Drain pineapple over a small bowl, reserving juice.


• Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add pork* and a big pinch of salt; cook, breaking up meat into pieces, until browned, 3-5 minutes (it’ll finish cooking in step 5). TIP: If there’s excess grease in your pan, carefully pour it out.


• Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, thoroughly combine coleslaw mix, scallion greens, mayonnaise, lime zest, 1 TBSP reserved pineapple juice (2 TBSP for 4 servings), and a big squeeze of lime juice. Season generously with salt and pepper. • Halve buns; toast if desired.


• Add scallion whites, BBQ Seasoning, and ¼ tsp chipotle powder (add more if you like things spicy) to pan with pork. Cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1 minute.


• Add pineapple, ketchup, half the cornstarch (all for 4 servings), remaining reserved pineapple juice, 1⁄3 cup water (½ cup for 4), and a big squeeze of lime juice to pan with pork mixture. Simmer, stirring, until mixture has thickened and pork is cooked through, 2-3 minutes. • Turn off heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


• Divide pork filling and some slaw between buns. Divide sloppy joes between plates. Serve with any remaining slaw and lime wedges on the side.