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Sloppy Joe Cornbread Casserole

March 1, 2017
This post is sponsored by Martha White, but all opinions herein are my own. 


This yummy Sloppy Joe Cornbread Casserole is going to be your new family favorite meal! Homemade skillet sloppy joes top delicious cornbread - this casserole freezes well, too!



Sloppy Joes Cornbread Casserole



I have quite a few products that I like to keep stocked here in the Mostly Homemade Mom pantry. If you've been following along here, even for just a short time, you know that I LOVE using my favorite grocery store shortcuts in new and exciting ways to get my family eating around the dinner table as many nights as I can. Or, I should say, as many nights as I have the energy to do so! Ha!


Homemade Sloppy Joes Cornbread Casserole



One of my must-haves to stock up on with a sale is cornbread mix, specifically my favorite Martha White Cornbread Mix. I just love those little pouches! They don't take up much room at all on my baking shelf, but I can't even begin to tell you how much my kids light up when they see me pull it out to make cornbread muffins to go with dinner. If you have picky eaters and you're trying a new dish, throw together a quick batch of cornbread muffins and serve it with dinner. You'd be surprised at how much more likely they'd be to try a new recipe when they have cornbread to munch right along with the meal!

In fact when I was testing out this recipe on my boys, of course they turned their nose up to the "different" dinner they were watching me make. The second I pulled out that familiar Martha White Cornbread Mix, their little eyes lit up. Both of them declared this as their new favorite dinner. Total Mom win, I would say!


Cornbread Casserole with Martha White



I honestly was inspired to try this recipe the last time I made a batch of regular skillet sloppy joes because I thought it would pair really nice with cornbread and save me the trouble of scooping the meat onto each individual roll. I was right on both points - plus, anything sprinkled with cheese is just more awesome, am I right?!


yield: 12 servingsprint recipe

Sloppy Joe Cornbread Casserole

Cornbread topped with corn, homemade skillet sloppy joes, and cheese.
prep time: 15 MINScook time: 30 MINStotal time: 45 mins

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 (7 oz) packages Martha White Cornbread Mix
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons mustard
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 15 oz can corn, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Stir together cornbread mix, milk, and eggs. Spread batter into a greased 9 x 13 baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes (cornbread will be almost done).
  2. While cornbread is baking, brown and drain ground beef. Stir in ketchup, brown sugar, mustard, and garlic powder. Simmer on low.
  3. Spread corn over cornbread. Top evenly with sloppy joe mixture and sprinkled cheddar cheese. Place casserole bake in the oven at 350 for 15 minutes, or until cornbread is done and cheese is melted.
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I served this casserole with a tossed salad, but you could also do steamed fresh or frozen veggies to round out the meal. Next time, I plan on making a second pan and freezing after baking to keep our family stocked on meals for the last minute!


Sloppy Joe Cornbread Casserole



Martha White is partnering right now with the CMA Music Festival and they would LOVE for you to enter to 4 grand prizes including a trip for 2 to the CMA Festival in Nashville! The contest runs until March 17th so head over right now to their Facebook page to enter. While you're at it, be sure to put Martha White cornbread mix on your menu plan for next week! They have some amazing recipe ideas on their website, so be sure to check that out as well - I've pinned quite a few that I KNOW my family will love! Click here to read the complete rules to the contest.


Cornbread Casserole with Sloppy Joes



What is your favorite way to enjoy cornbread with your family and friends? Let me know in the comment section below this post, I'd love to hear from you!


 
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