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Sloppy joe casserole

November 22, 2015

Sloppy joe is comfort food at it’s best.. not to mention easy peasy! I thought it would be fun to put a little twist on it and instead of the same old meat on a bun, this casserole is a simple solution for sprucing it up. ๐Ÿ™‚ It takes very little time to prepare and I am sure it will be a family favorite.. The garlic biscuits on top are simply scrumptious.. Makes 9 servings at 5 points plus or 7 smart points each.

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4.6 from 5 reviews
Sloppy joe casserole
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Serves: 9
 
5pp or 7sp per serving
Ingredients
  • 1lb cooked extra lean ground beef
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 1 can of sloppy joe sauce (manwich) 398ml
  • ⅔ cup light shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 7.5oz can of pillsbury biscuits (In the 4 value pack, you can use bigger biscuits and weigh out or increase points)
  • 1.5 Tbsp melted reduced calorie margarine
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, diced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
Instructions
  1. Cook your ground beef and onions on the stove in a pan, drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F, spray a 9 inch square dish.
  3. Add your sauce to your meat and simmer on low for 5 minutes, stirring well.
  4. Pour meat mixture into your dish, top with cheese.
  5. Place 9 of your 10 biscuit dough pieces on top of mixture, you will have 1 extra biscuit.
  6. Bake in oven for 14 minutes. Just before the time is up, melt margarine and add diced garlic and oregano. Remove dish from oven and using a small spoon drizzle your garlic butter over top of all your biscuits.
  7. Return to oven for 6-8 minutes, until your biscuits are a golden brown. Makes 9 servings at 5pp or 7sp.
  8. Nutritional info (adapted from my fitness pal) Per serving.. Calories 204...Fat 9.3g... Saturated fat 3.6g... Carbohydrates 17.5g... Fiber 1.8g... Sugars 5.5g... Protein 13.2g

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28 Comments

  • Reply Casey November 30, 2015 at 9:27 pm

    Making this tonight! Question.. Do u put it in the oven for a total of 14 min or 20-22 min? Thanks!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle December 1, 2015 at 4:01 am

      14 minutes, then add the garlic butter to the biscuits and return back to oven for 6-8 more minutes as recipe calls for ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Cassie December 7, 2015 at 12:27 am

    I am feeling very frustrated I made this tonight and added broccoli because I needed some veg but when I create the recipe on weight watchers it says it’s like 13 pp a serving…what am I doing wrong?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle December 7, 2015 at 7:20 pm

      Hi Cassie.. I wouldn’t trust the App too much right now, they are still working out a lot of kinks.. also adding broccoli should not increase points.. When I input the nutritional info into the new calculator for smart points I get 7sp, for points plus its 5pp.. Sorry for your frustration ..

  • Reply Lisa castro December 7, 2015 at 11:26 pm

    Made this for dinner last night and it was delicious! Thank you..

  • Reply Michelle December 10, 2015 at 2:42 am

    I am new in Australia and don’t know yet if I can get the PillsBury biscuit. What else can I use?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle December 10, 2015 at 12:35 pm

      Hi Michelle, I have had a few people in Australia ask about the pillsbury, unfortunately they don’t carry it, I always suggest people look at the pillsbury.com website to see if they can compare it to anything, in some cases pizza dough might work if it is thinned out.. hope that helps…

  • Reply Kat January 24, 2016 at 9:12 pm

    Hi,
    L9ve this site. So grateful to you and your help! Okay questions, – reduced calorie margarine? What do you use.. the only thing in my life I have ever used is butter!
    I haven’t a clue what to use here.. help?
    Please…
    Gratefully Yours,
    Kat D G

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 25, 2016 at 5:41 pm

      Hi Kat, I use Becal light.. It may depend on where you live and what is available to you as far as brand goes, you can use butter it just might increase points a little..Thanks for your kind words ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Reply Kat January 26, 2016 at 12:32 am

        Thank you! I have never seen this but some said I could us brummel it’s like a light margarine using some yogurt. Going to try it. What you use- how many points for a Tablespoon or teaspoon?
        Tia.. . โ™ฅ

        • Drizzle
          Reply Drizzle January 26, 2016 at 4:19 pm

          Hi, 2tsp is 1sp and 1Tbsp is 2sp

  • Reply Amy July 9, 2016 at 8:02 pm

    For anyone who wants to add more veggies–I processed 8 button mushrooms and 4 good sized florets of fresh broccoli really fine in the food processor, chopped about 3/4 cup of zucchini and 1/2 cup green pepper and added all of that to the skillet while browning the meat. I like to slip in as many veggies as I can! I also used a 5-count can of biscuits, quartered them and laid them evenly on top of the casserole. I did not put the butter mixture on top. It turned out awesome, and my kids never even knew they were eating their veggies. I went ahead and plugged it all in on the WW site as a new recipe to get the points right for my own count. It was about 10 points per serving, so I’m not sure how you were able to get it down to 7, especially including the butter mixture on top. At any rate, my family loved it. Thanks for the recipe!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle July 10, 2016 at 2:19 pm

      How many servings did you have, 9 small servings like mine? I don’t use the recipe builder on App, I use my fitness pal, build my recipe and then use nutritional numbers in my WW calculator.. Glad you enjoyed it and great way to get veggies in ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Reply Danielle September 4, 2016 at 9:23 pm

        What would the sp be if you used ground turkey instead of ground beef?

        • Drizzle
          Reply Drizzle September 5, 2016 at 2:37 pm

          Hi, I never cook with ground Turkey, based on the WW App 1 lb raw extra lean beef is 12SP and if it’s 99% fat free ground turkey 1 lb raw is 6SP hope that helps

  • Reply Laura September 13, 2016 at 12:08 pm

    Can I find your recipes somehow on my fitness pal? I see you use them to calculate, but when I enter ‘drizzlemeskinny’, nothing comes up.

    Thanks!
    Laura

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle September 13, 2016 at 12:21 pm

      Hi, I am not sure how that works, om myfitnesspal I go by k8drizzle, I only really use myfitnesspal to figure out nutritional numbers on my recipes so I don’t know if you can add people etc..

  • Reply Kellie October 12, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    This was fantastic my husband even liked them and he doesn’t like anything.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle October 13, 2016 at 1:44 pm

      Haha.. poor you, my husband will eat anything thankfully.. but I am glad he enjoyed it (you as well) Have a great day!

  • Reply Kayce October 16, 2016 at 9:51 pm

    Made it with ground turkey but followed the rest of your recipe. Awesome! Thanks so much for the great dinner!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle October 17, 2016 at 2:24 pm

      Your welcome, glad you enjoyed it ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply J November 6, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    Can you freeze the leftovers?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle November 6, 2016 at 1:29 pm

      I would think so, I personally have not frozen the recipes with pillsbury in them so I can’t say for sure..

  • Reply Erin December 6, 2016 at 3:36 pm

    I’m calculating the nutritional information you provided and it’s telling me it’s 8 SP per serving, not 7. This should be updated so people have the accurate numbers ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle December 6, 2016 at 3:46 pm

      Hi Erin, please know that products vary, we could live in different countries (I am in Canada) if your in the U.S then we may use a different product that could easily affect the points, especially only by 1 point, I go based of my ingredients, I can’t update it just because you say it’s 8, I have to go based on what I used, the WW app recipe builder is not the same everywhere either..

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