Sloppy Joe Pie
Total TimePrep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
- 1 can (8-3/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 envelope sloppy joe mix
- 2 tubes (6 ounces each) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
- 2 tablespoons whole milk
- 1/3 cup cornmeal
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
- Minced fresh parsley, optional
- Preheat oven to 375°. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomato sauce, corn, water and sloppy joe seasoning; cook over medium heat until bubbly. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes; remove from heat and set aside.
- Separate biscuits; flatten each to a 3-1/2-in. circle. Place milk and cornmeal in separate shallow bowls; dip both sides into milk and then into cornmeal. Place seven biscuits around the sides and three on the bottom of an ungreased 9-in. pie plate.
- Press biscuits together to form a crust, leaving a scalloped edge around rim. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese. Spoon meat mixture over cheese.
- Bake until crust is deep golden brown, 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and, if desired, fresh parsley. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
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Nutrition Facts1 piece: 401 calories, 20g fat (8g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 1197mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 20g protein.
May 27, 2016
I've been making this recipe for about 20 years now.. it's my husband's (and my family's) absolute favorite... the first time I made it for him he told me he knew for sure that I loved him... lol. Great recipe!
Jun 25, 2014
This is recipe that goes together quickly and can be on the table in well under an hour, so makes for a great weeknight meal. And it's a good "jumping off point" recipe--you can make adjustments to the ingredients and have a variety of tastes. Tonight, I didn't have sloppy joe sauce or mix, so I went with a more barbecue sauce--ketchup, bottled barbecue sauce, chili powder, onion and garlic powder, black pepper, and basil. I omitted the corn, just because that seemed odd to me in such a dense tomato-ey sauce, and I was out of cheddar cheese so I subbed an Italian blend. It was great! I think any thick tomato-based sauce would be good with the cornmealed-biscuit crust.
Dec 4, 2011
I altered this recipe to use what I had in my cupboard: I used the called for ground beef and onion, but I used canned sloppy joe mix and crushed tortilla chips instead of cornmeal. I also put the extra biscuit dough over the top of the meat mixture. Turned out great and my husband said this recipe is a "keeper."
Apr 6, 2011
This was quick and simple to make .. Loved the twist on bread into cornbread taste for pie crust. This was a good dish made as recipe calls for .. does need a little more umph! for my personal taste. My son and couple co-workers loved this as is ... does yield a large amount & doesn't take much of this hearty pie to fill up! Looking forward to making again and playing w/ingredients just a smidge!
Jul 12, 2010
Delicious and more filling than normal sloppy joes. Was even better tasting as leftovers! My friend who is a VERY picky eater even enjoyed this!
Feb 11, 2010
I'm sorry to say this wasn't enjoyed by my family when I made it in summer, 2009. I threw out the remainder.
Nov 25, 2008
This is so easy & a nice change from regular sloppy joes or tacos..my family loved it!