Sloppy Joe Bake --
  • Total Recipe Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Makes 6 servings


  1. 1-1/2 pounds Ground Beef (80% to 85% lean)
  2. 1 large yellow onion, chopped (1-1/2 to 2 cups)
  3. 2 cans (14-1/2 to 16 ounces each) sloppy Joe sauce
  4. 3 cups uncooked rotini
  5. 1/2 cup water
  6. 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  7. Sliced green onions (optional)


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef and yellow onion; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings. Stir in sloppy Joe sauce, rotini and water.
  2. Spray 13 x 9-inch glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Spoon beef mixture into dish; cover with aluminum foil. Bake in 350°F oven 35 to 40 minutes or until pasta is tender. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Continue baking, uncovered, 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  3. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with green onions, if desired.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
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