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SLOPPY JOE BISCUITS

SLOPPY JOE BISCUITS

Sloppy Joe biscuit cups are an easy and fun way to give a new twist to a sloppy joe. And what kid (including me) doesn’t love getting a little biscuit cup of their very own.

Sloppy Joe Biscuit Cups are cups made from biscuit dough and stuffed with homemade sloppy joe mixture and topped with cheddar cheese.

Meal boredom is real…and frustrating. Making dinner and then watching your family turn their nose up, roll their eyes, or sigh as they look at their plate is defeating. It isn’t easy coming up with new and exciting meals that they will ACTUALLY eat is a challenge.

But reinventing their favorites in a fun way makes those tired, ordinary foods interesting and exciting once more.

Sloppy Joe Biscuit Cups are cups made from biscuit dough and stuffed with homemade sloppy joe mixture and topped with cheddar cheese.

SLOPPY JOE BISCUIT CUPS

Tangy ground beef stuffed into a biscuit cup and topped with cheese. What’s not to like?

Serve the biscuit cups with Southern Style Cole Slaw, a few Cheesy Baked Zucchini Fries, and a Salted Peanut Butter Cookie for a meal that will excite your whole family.

Sloppy Joe Biscuit Cups are cups made from biscuit dough and stuffed with homemade sloppy joe mixture and topped with cheddar cheese.

INGREDIENTS AND TIPS

  • Butter and olive oil to saute the beef
  • Lean ground beef – don’t use anything less than 80/20 or above. I like 90/10 for this recipe. When cooking, take the time to break up the meat into tiny pieces so that the sloppy joe mixture fits into the biscuit.
  • Celery, green pepper, onion, and garlic – all very finely minced. Any color bell pepper works well. You could spice it up and use a jalapeno or poblano pepper. The same goes for the onion as well – any variety will work quite well.
  • Tomato paste – because you only need a tablespoon for this recipe, the tomato paste that comes in a tube works great. Freeze the remaining tomato paste in an ice cube tray in 1 tablespoon-sized cubes. Then add the cubes to a small freezer bag to store for 6 months.
  • Beef broth – you can freeze the leftover broth in ice cube trays and freeze them as we did for the tomato paste.
  • Ketchup, yellow mustard, Worcestershire sauce
  • Brown sugar, chili powder, salt, and pepper
  • Refrigerated biscuit dough – I used the one in a can, but frozen biscuits also work. Thaw them fully first before pressing the dough into the muffin tin. If you’re feeling ambitious, homemade biscuit dough is awesome!
  • Cheese – I like using cheddar that I cut into small cubes. Shredded works too.

My last tip: If you’re short on time or have a can of sloppy joe sauce in your pantry there’s nothing wrong with using it and saving a few minutes. It’ll still be delicious. Hide the can in the trash and nobody needs to know.

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Sloppy Joe Biscuit Cups are cups made from biscuit dough and stuffed with homemade sloppy joe mixture and topped with cheddar cheese.

SLOPPY JOE BISCUITS


  • Author: Millie Brinkley
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: Serves 10 1x

Description

End mealtime boredom with a remake of a classic sandwich.  Sloppy joe biscuits will satisfy your entire family.


Ingredients

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For the sloppy joe meat:

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • ¼ cup minced celery
  • ¼ cup minced onion
  • ¼ cup minced green pepper
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • ⅔ cup ketchup
  • ⅓ cup beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

For the biscuits:

  • 1 tube (12-ounces) refrigerated flaky biscuits
  • ¾ cup diced cheddar cheese cubes

Instructions

Spray a muffin pan with cooking spray and set it aside.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Make the sloppy joe meat.

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt the butter and olive oil together.

Add the beef and cook, breaking apart into fine crumbles as it cooks – about 5 minutes.

Spoon into a fine mesh colander to drain.

Add the onions, bell pepper, and garlic to the skillet. Cook, stirring often, until soft – about 3 minutes.

Add the beef back to the pan and stir to combine with the vegetables.

Stir in the tomato paste, ketchup, broth, brown sugar, mustard, chili powder, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and black pepper. Stir well.

Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook for 15 minutes, stirring often, until you reach the desired thickness. Remove from the heat and set aside.

Separate the biscuit dough into 10 biscuits. 

Flatten each biscuit into a 5-inch circle. Press the dough into the bottom and up the side of the prepared muffin tin.

Fill the center of each muffin with the beef mixture.

Bake in the preheated oven until the biscuits are golden brown – about 10 minutes.

Sprinkle each muffin with the diced cheese cubes.

Return to the oven for 2 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted.

Serve warm.

  • Category: Main Dish - Beef
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: sloppy joe biscuits, sloppy joe, beef recipes, biscuit sandwiches, weeknight meal ideas, easy weeknight meals, kid-friendly recipes

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