Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

A Mexican version of Sloppy Joes! This is a delicious change from traditional Sloppy Joes and Burritos. Kids love them!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil over medium heat until hot in a 12 inch skillet.
  2. Add celery and onion, and cook until tender, about 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in garlic, chili powder, brown sugar, and salt and cook 2 minutes longer, stirring often.
  4. Increase heat to med-high and stir in ground beef, breaking up meat with the back of spoon and cook for about 10 minutes, until browned, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add tomatoes with puree, smashing tomatoes with back of spoon, and cook 10 minutes, uncovered, until mixture thickens, stirring often.
  6. Spread 3/4 cup of mixture on each warmed tortilla, top with lettuce and roll up.


Most Helpful

Karen, I have made this recipe many times now, and shared it with friends. It's delicious! Served with the shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, and sour's a new family favorite. Thanks! my daughter reminded me not to forget to pass the shredded cheese!

*~Suzy~* August 13, 2002

I actually really liked this.
I put some cheddar and guac on the inside.
Well done.

BurtBarlow January 01, 2012

This was delicious! Definitely a keeper! I would make this over and over again! I made it exactly as described.

Seasonz November 22, 2009

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