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Monster Joe’s….A “Not-So-Scary” Halloween favorite

Monster Sloppy Joes are a fun twist on traditional sloppy Joes, perfect for a kid-friendly Halloween dinner.  This easy pasta recipe is made with ground beef and cheese and stuffed in a cooked jumbo pasta shell.  
Servings 10 people
Author Amee


  • Recipe for Homemade Sloppy Joes *see above
  • 1 box jumbo pasta shells cooked according to package directions
  • 1 8 oz block cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Green olives for eyes
  • 1 red pepper sliced in strips for tongue
  • toothpicks for placing eyes on shells


  • Slice a red pepper into strips and cut an upside down "V" for the tongue
  • Prepare shells according to package directions
  • Separate shells on a parchment lined cookie sheet and set aside
  • Prepare sloppy joe filling, according to recipe in post link
  • Before removing sloppy joes from the cooktop, stir in shredded cheese until melted
  • Spoon filling into shells
  • Decorate your monsters adding eyes and tongue