This is one of those Sloppy Joe Casserole recipes that I believe was on the box of a biscuit mix back in the day, as we say. I made it this week one evening when I wanted to use up some ground beef that I had leftover from making this skillet dinner.
Psst. If you have leftover ground beef, be sure to check out my best patty melt recipe.
It is a perfect weeknight dinner recipe that you will want to make often. It's the best flavors of a sloppy joe with a golden-brown crust.
What I love about this recipe is that it is incredibly easy with the help of a sloppy joe sauce. Paired up with a salad and side dish it makes a hearty, inexpensive meal. I also find that the bread layer tastes much better than store-bought buns.
The layers are easy - ground beef goes in first.
Then you top it with some cheese - I use Cheddar.
Then you add the batter for the crust and bake it in the oven.
By the way, this recipe has less carbs than a traditional sloppy joe because there is only bread on one side of the sloppy joe.
This is one of those hamburger casserole recipes that you will want to keep around when you need a quick dinner idea. If you want to make everything from scratch, there is a great recipe for homemade sloppy joe sauce from Ree here.
Be sure to check out our other best casserole recipes:
Baked Zucchini Casserole - an economical and delicious recipe incorporating zucchini.
Easy Chili Relleno Recipe - A delicious casserole with all the goodness of Chili Rellenos
Bacon Breakfast Casserole - Perfect for a make-ahead breakfast idea with BACON!
Tips for this Recipe
You can also make this in a large skillet, as long as it is oven-safe.
You can change up the recipe and use Mozzarella Cheese.
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Sloppy Joe Casserole Recipe
Sloppy Joe Casserole Recipe
- 1 pound ground beef
- 2 tablespoons chopped onion
- 1 cup sloppy joe sauce
- 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
- 1 cup biscuit mix
- 1 cup milk
- 1-2 teaspoons butter or margarine for greasing
- Preheat oven to 400°
- In a frying pan, brown onion and ground beef.
- While beef is cooking, mix together biscuit mix and milk until blended. Set aside.
- When beef is brown, drain completely.
- Add sloppy joe sauce to beef and heat through.
- Lightly rub butter or margarine sides and bottom of casserole dish.
- Place ground beef mixture in casserole dish.
- Layer with shredded cheese.
- Pour the biscuit batter over cheese.
- Bake in oven 20-25 minutes until bread is golden brown.
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