Mr. Food: Sloppy Joe Biscuit Bake

What You’ll Need

  • 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 (8-ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup pancake and baking mix
  • 1/3 cup milk

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Coat a 3-quart casserole dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook ground beef, onion, and bell pepper 8 to 10 minutes, or until no longer pink. Drain off excess fat. Add tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, mustard, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Cook 5 to 6 minutes, or until heated through. Pour into casserole dish and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together baking mix and milk. Dollop 5 equal spoonfuls of batter onto meat mixture.
  4. Bake 13 to 15 minutes, or until biscuits are golden brown and firm in center.


  • Check out our video and recipe for Barbecue Joes!
  • School cafeteria food also meant lots of gelatin desserts, and we’ve also got an updated and delicious version of that! Go ahead and try our Creamy Fruit Cocktail Mold for some more yummy nostalgia!