Neens from Ono Yum
Meet the Chef!
Neens from Ono Yum
Neens grew up in the island-style communities of San Diego. Far from Hawaii, but close to plate lunch, surfing and ukulele jammin, Neens is the creator of the Musubi Map and the I Love Poke Festival, both vehicles that reflect his passion for all things Hawaiian. He was raised on local-style home cooking thanks to his Mom, Gles, also known as the Filipina Betty Crocker. This recipe is one of Neens’ favorite dishes that he grew up eating, courtesy of his Mom. Thanks, Mom!
Recipe Details

2 (12-packs) KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Dinner Rolls

2 pounds Lean Ground Beef

4 garlic cloves minced

2 Green Bell Peppers, chopped

1 Celery Stalk, chopped

1/4 cup Cajun Seasoning Mix

1 28-ounce can Chili Beans

1 8-ounce can tomato paste

3 cups Water

6 tablespoons chili powder

2 teaspoons Paprika

24 Green olives

6 slices american cheese

Step 1
In a large pot, brown ground beef with salt. When meat is fully cooked drain the excess fat and set aside until needed.
Step 2
Using the same pot, add cooking oil and sauté garlic, onions, bell peppers & celery until tender.
Step 3
Mix in meat and be careful not to over mix.
Step 4
Add tomato paste, water, chili beans, chili powder, Cajun seasoning, paprika and mix.
Step 5
Bring to a boil for 2 minutes, be careful not to burn. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer, covered, for 1.5 hours.
Step 6
Serve “Sloppy Joe” style, on lightly toasted KING'S HAWAIIAN rolls.
Step 7
Step 8
To make teeth or fangs, start by cutting cheese slices into triangular pieces. Lay the cheese over ground beef mix with their sides hanging over. If you like more cheese, make more teeth!
Step 9
Using toothpicks, secure two pimento stuffed green olives for eyes.

Would you like to submit a review?
Video to learn how to prepare this recipe:
In this recipe!
Original Hawaiian Sweet 12 Pack Dinner Rolls Shop online
KING'S HAWAIIAN Dinner Rolls have a melt-in-your mouth texture - soft and fluffy with just the right touch of sweetness.