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Baked Sloppy Joe With Banana Split Salad

Total Time - 40 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare Sloppy Joe and begin to bake - 15 minutes
  • Prepare salad and serve - 25 minutes

Baked Sloppy Joe With Banana Split Salad

Baked Sloppy Joe

1 pound lean ground beef, 7% fat
1 1/2 cups biscuit baking mix
3/4 cup reduced-fat milk
1 egg (or 1/4 cup egg substitute)
1 1/2 cups pasta sauce
1/4 cup barbecue sauce
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 1–2 minutes. Brown ground beef 5–7 minutes until meat is brown and no pink remains. Stir frequently and break meat up as it cooks.
2. Meanwhile, combine biscuit mix, milk, and egg in medium bowl; set aside
3. Drain ground beef and return to pan. Stir in pasta sauce and barbecue sauce; heat, stirring occasionally, until boiling. Pour mixture into 2-quart baking dish and sprinkle with cheese.
4. Spoon batter over meat mixture (spreading to cover evenly). Bake 25 minutes or until golden. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 584kcal; FAT 25g; CHOL 138mg; SODIUM 1324mg; CARB 55g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 34g; VIT A 21%; VIT C 12%; CALC 23%; IRON 29%

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Banana Split Salad

1 pint fresh strawberries (rinsed)
1 teaspoon sugar
2 bananas (rinsed)
8 ounces low-fat cottage cheese
1 1/2 tablespoons light salad dressing-type mayonnaise
4 lettuce leaves (rinsed)
2 tablespoons sliced almonds


1. Remove stems from strawberries. Cut into bite-size pieces and place in medium bowl. Sprinkle with sugar and set aside.
2. Quarter bananas lengthwise; then cut lengths in half and peel. Place 4 banana quarters in second medium bowl and mash with fork until smooth. Stir in cottage cheese and salad dressing.
3. Line each serving bowl with lettuce. Top with one "scoop" of cottage cheese mixture, using ice cream scoop to form mixture. Arrange 3 banana quarters around each scoop. Sprinkle with strawberries and top with almonds. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 170kcal; FAT 5g; CHOL 5mg; SODIUM 270mg; CARB 24g; FIBER 4g; PROTEIN 10g; VIT A 4%; VIT C 80%; CALC 6%; IRON 4%

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Add to your grocery list 1 egg
Add to your grocery list 8 oz low-fat cottage cheese
Add to your grocery list 3/4 cup reduced-fat milk
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 cups  biscuit baking mix
Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 tbsp light salad dressing
Add to your grocery list 1 (14-oz) jar pasta sauce
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp sliced almonds (optional)
Add to your grocery list 1 tsp sugar

Add to your grocery list 1 lb 93% lean ground beef

Add to your grocery list 2 bananas
Add to your grocery list 1 pt fresh or frozen strawberries
Add to your grocery list 4 leaves lettuce

Suggested Items
Add to your grocery list pickle wedges
Add to your grocery list potato chips

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Utensils & Cookware

  • large sauté pan
  • 2-quart baking dish
  • mixing bowls, colander
  • cooking spoons, ice cream scoop 
  • 4 banana split or dessert bowls
  • knife and cutting board
  • measuring utensils
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Aprons Advice

The banana split salad is a fun way to pack nutrition into your meal.
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Recipe Version kids0007