A Thrifty Dinner

Okay, cooler weather is here and now I want some dinners that are quick, easy, basically one pan type dishes. Also, I want the smell of something yummy cooking in the oven! Oh, and of course, thrifty!

Here is one of my favorite quick casseroles.

Sloppy Joe Casserole

1 pound hamburger cooked, crumbled and drained
1 can of red kidney beans, drained
1 package of sloppy joe seasoning
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
3 tablespoons ketchup
1/2-1 full cup shredded cheddar
1/2 cup Bisquick
1 cup milk
2 eggs

Preheat oven to 400 degrees

Lightly spray a 9" cooking dish. Cook first 5 ingredients in a pan. Once all cooked, spread this meat mixture into your baking pan. Sprinkle top with shredded cheddar. In a mixing bowl combine bisquick, milk and eggs. Once completely mixed together, drizzle over top of shredded cheese. Bake for 25-30 minutes. You can top with some ketchup or more cheese.

Here it is...yum!

recipe 001recipe 002  Of course, then you serve it with a little garden salad and show off your new thrifty lovely yellow dishes ($1.00 for 3 dinner plates & 3 bowls…just perfect for the 3 of us!).

And use these adorable sunshiny yellow embroidered linen napkins, also bought at a thrift store!

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They are just so pretty! I got two of them for $1.00.

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I hope you enjoy!!

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29 comments :

  1. I'm late to the red party this week. But, I think you just solved my what's for dinner tonight question. This is a recipe I know my bunch will scarf up.

    thanks for visiting my chicken car this week. I so appreciate those you visit and leave a comment.

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  2. This looks so yummy. I am getting the ingredients and I'm going to make this for sure. Yum and served on such cute dishes and nice placemats, pretty and thrifty! Thanks for joining in Junkin Finds!!

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  3. Dinner looks great, cute plates, but I gotta say... I'm lovin' those napkins, they're beautiful:@)

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  4. This is something my hubby would love! Sloppy joes are one of his favorites. Come check out my new blog for a Thanksgiving giveaway!
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  5. Yum! This looks like a recipe that would be a hit in my house. Wonder how it would be w/out the beans though. I'm copying this one down and adding it to my Blogging friends recipes file. Thanks!

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  6. MMM - I love sloppy joes! I Think this casserole sounds awesome... definitely is a little less sloppy than the joes! :) Lovely recipe.

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  7. Glad to hear this is a good recipe. I've seen the gluten free version but have been too afraid to try it. I really like sloppy joes (more than hamburgers) so I bet I would like that too. I think I'll give it a go sometime. I LOVE your yellow napkins!

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  8. I love sloppy joes, but never thought of making them in casserole form. This sounds yummy.

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  9. Looks wonderful and such cute plates. I love comfort foods like this and this sounds so easy to make.

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  10. What time should I be over for dinner? I'll bring dessert. Cute plates.

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  11. Yummy-these are the kind of dishes I wish I could make-I just wasn't born to be a cook-lucky my husband doesn't mind!

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  12. This looks really good to me today. It is pretty cold outside. Thanks for posting.

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  13. Oh...that's something different that I think my husband would love! Your dishes are really cute...don't ya just love a bargain!!

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  14. I am traveling today and I just showed my husband the pic of your Sloppy Joe casserole. Now we are looking for a restaurant. I'm starved! Thanks. :) love those plates! You got a deal on those!! Blessings!~Ames

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  15. Hi Diann,
    Oh, I can guarantee my husband would love that casserole. That's right up his alley.

    I love how everything went together so well~ plates, bowl, napkins and your lovely meal. What a wonderful fall meal and color scheme... and great prices too. ;-)

    I hope you and your loved ones are doing very well.

    Hugs,
    Susan @ CluckleBees

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  16. Oh my, that casserole sounds good! And I do like your lovely dishes too!

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  17. The family agrees this sounds like a winner!!! Your dishes and lines are lovely too!

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  18. I'm going to try that recipe. I wish I had the pretty dishes to go along with the casserole.

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  19. I'm with Lynn, those napkins are beautiful. Not easy to find a soft yellow.
    It goes nicely with the dishes.
    Have a great weekend. ~ Sarah

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  20. That looks and sounds so good! I am suppose to watch what I eat, but think I would have to cheat for a serving of that. :D Thanks for sharing the recipe. Really like your dishes and napkins.
    Enjoy your weekend.

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  21. Great bargain finds as usual, Diann! The casserole looks delicious too...Christine

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  22. Great tablesetting Diann and your recipe looks like total comfort food...YUM!! Great thrifty finds :)

    Blessings!
    Gail

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  23. This looks so yummy. I think I'll try that this weekend. Thanks for sharing.
    Cindy

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  24. What a great comfort food! Your napkins and bowls are so pretty. What great finds!

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  25. Diann, this looks so yummy and wonderful for cool weather. I love your new linens-that soft yellow color is beautifu. What finds The dishes and the napkins were. Thank you for linking to Favorite Things Sat. laurie

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  26. I have baked chili with a cornmeal topping but not sloppy joes with a bisquick topping. Sounds like a great variation, especially when there are no sandwich buns in the house.

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  27. Yum! My mother used to make this when i was growing up. I always liked it.

    It could be straight out of the I Hate to Cook Book that i wrote about today on Rose City Reader.

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  28. Looks like a recipe my gang would like - especially on football Sundays.

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  29. Sloppy Joes are one of my favorite all time dinners. I have never tried them casserole style...delicious!

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