Sloppy Juans


2 cans Fat Free Refried Beans
2 C Chicken Broth
2 cans of Sweet
Corn undrained
2 cans of Rotel drained
4 C cooked and shredded chicken
1lb block of cubed Velveeta Queso Blanco
4 medium sized
potatoes par boiled and sliced scalloped style
Or cook rice and add about 2 - 4 Cups


Sloppy Juans

Sep 16, 2022Brian Witmer
Contributed By: John in Bibs

This recipe makes about 4 medium trays,12 portions per tray *


  1. In a large pan on the stove, add the cans of Fat Free Refried Beans and Chicken Broth, stir, then add the corn and stir, and then add the Rotel. Turn heat on the stove and bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add cooked chicken and stir and bring back to a simmer. Add cubed velveeta and stir and cook until the cheese is melted.
  3. Add potatoes and cook until tender. (Simmer covered) Or add Rice and cook and simmer together for about 10 minutes.
  4. You can either use silicone molds, or Tray Dividers on a lined tray
  5. Freeze until Solid
  6. If in molds, pop out of molds and put onto a lined tray. 
  7. Freeze Dry
  8. I make this into an MRE using a 1pt gusseted zip seal mylar bag, I put 1 portion per bag with an O2 Absorber.
  9. Store Appropriately (See Tips and Tricks for storage help


Cycle Time:



Add 1/4C of Boiling water, stir, seal, and let sit for 2-3 minutes.  Add a little more boiling water, stir, seal and let sit for a few minutes.


* Large Tray = 8 Cups/tray   Medium = 6 Cups/Tray   Small = 4 Cups/Tray

Cycle times & rehydration for reference only. Your results may vary


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