April 2, 2009

LOMO: Leftover Makeover {Sloppy Joe Pizza}



LOMO {Leftover Makeover} is my weekly feature for making those little leftovers hiding in your freezer and pantry fabulous once again! Have a LOMO of your own? Share your LOMO post in the Mr. Linky below - you might just inspire another reader!

We had Sloppy Joes (a la Manwich) this weekend; I had quite a bit of leftover filling that I stashed in the freezer with the idea that I could LOMO it this week.

Here's what I started with:

BEFORE


Leftover Sloppy Joe meat



Mexican cheese blend and an extra can of Manwich sauce


I also had some pizza dough that I'd made in my bread machine; you could just as easily use some canned refrigerated pizza dough or a premade pizza shell for this idea.

I spread the Sloppy Joe meat on the pizza dough and added about 1/3 of a can of the Manwich sauce to it to make it saucy enough (I'm feeling the urge to write a bad British pun about cheeky pizza, but I'll let that pass!). I topped it with the cheese and baked at 400F for about 20 minutes.

When it cooled, I decided to add a little more Mexican flair to finish it. I topped it with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, a dab of sour cream, and a dash of hot pepper sauce.

The finished product:

AFTER


LOMO Mexican Sloppy Joe Pizza


It is GOOD! Definitely a recipe I'll remember and use again.

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4 comments:

  1. I posted a LOMO of my own.. Taco Sandwiches.. I hope someone can use it and enjoyes it.

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  2. I'm using leftover taco fixings to make taco soup.

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  3. momma2thestrainkids: Thanks so much for sharing! I do think your recipe will inspire another reader!

    Allie: Taco fixings are a great starter for leftover makeovers! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. I just ran across this after googling what to do with sloppy joe leftovers. I think I'm going to go make pizza dough! Thanks!

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