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Sloppy Joe Rotini With Pinball Salad

Total Time - 25 Minutes / Makes 6 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare Sloppy Joe and begin to simmer - 15 minutes
  • Prepare salad and serve - 10 minutes

Sloppy Joe Rotini With Pinball Salad

Sloppy Joe Rotini

1 pound lean ground beef, 7% fat (or ground turkey)
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 cup water
2 teaspoons beef base
1 (15.5-ounce) can Sloppy Joe sauce
1 cup whole kernel corn (drained)
2 cups tri-color rotini


1. Preheat large saucepan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Combine ground beef, garlic, salt, and pepper in saucepan. Brown 5–7 minutes until meat is brown and no pink remains. Stir frequently and break up meat as it cooks.
2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and bring to boil.
3. Reduce to medium and simmer 8–10 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until pasta is tender. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 277kcal; FAT 6g; CHOL 43 mg; SODIUM 998 mg; CARB 31g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 21g; VIT A 9%; VIT C 6%; CALC 0%; IRON 19%

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Pinball Salad

8 ounces classic salad blend (iceberg lettuce, carrots, red cabbage)
1 cup green seedless grapes (rinsed)
1 cup grape tomatoes (rinsed)
2 tablespoons shelled sunflower seeds
1/2 cup shredded Colby/Monterey Jack cheese
1/4 cup refrigerated poppy seed dressing


1. Place salad blend in salad bowl.
2. Remove grapes from stems. Add with remaining ingredients to salad blend; toss to coat and serve.

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 130kcal; FAT 9g; CHOL 8 mg; SODIUM 108 mg; CARB 10g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 4g; VIT A 33%; VIT C 15%; CALC 7%; IRON 4%

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Shopping List

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Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup shredded Colby/Monterey Jack cheese

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1 (15 1/2-oz) can Sloppy Joe sauce
Add to your grocery list 2 tsp beef base
Add to your grocery list 1 (3 1/2-oz) package dried fruit and nut mix
Add to your grocery list 1 (7-oz) can reduced-sodium whole kernel corn
Add to your grocery list 2 cups tri-color rotini

Add to your grocery list 1 lb 93% lean ground beef (or ground turkey)

Add to your grocery list 8 oz classic salad blend (iceberg lettuce, carrots, red cabbage)
Add to your grocery list 1 cup grape tomatoes
Add to your grocery list 1 cup green seedless grapes
Add to your grocery list 2 tsp minced garlic
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup poppy seed dressing

Suggested Items
Add to your grocery list Italian bread
Add to your grocery list brownies

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Utensils & Cookware

  • large saucepan with lid
  • salad bowl
  • cooking spoon
  • tongs
  • measuring utensils
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Aprons Advice

The poppy seeds in the dressing add a nutty flavor to the sweetness of the dressing. Tell your kids what kind of dressing it is after they have tried it.

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Recipe Version kids0023