Sloppy Joe Casserole is a hearty and flavorful twist on the classic Sloppy Joe sandwich, transforming it into a comforting and convenient one-dish meal. This casserole brings together the familiar taste of seasoned ground beef or turkey with a medley of vegetables, all baked to perfection under a layer of golden, melted cheese.

The foundation of this dish lies in the savory mixture of ground meat cooked with onions, bell peppers, and garlic, infused with a signature Sloppy Joe sauce. The seasoned blend offers a balance of tanginess and sweetness, creating a robust flavor that permeates the entire casserole. The mixture is then topped with a generous layer of soft and pillowy biscuits or crescent roll dough, which bakes into a golden crust that adds a delightful textural contrast.

Sloppy Joe Casserole is not only a convenient and time-saving alternative to the traditional sandwich but also allows for creative customization. Additional ingredients like shredded cheese, diced tomatoes, or green onions can be incorporated to tailor the casserole to individual tastes. The result is a satisfying, family-friendly dish that captures the essence of a Sloppy Joe in a convenient and shareable format.

Whether served for a weeknight dinner or as a crowd-pleasing option for gatherings, Sloppy Joe Casserole provides a comforting and flavorful experience that pays homage to a classic American favorite while offering the convenience of a one-pan meal.


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 24 ounces original Manwich sauce
  • 15 ounces original Manwich sauce
  • 12 ounces farfalle (bowtie noodles), cooked al dente
  • 8 ounces Velveeta, shredded
  • 8 ounces Colby-jack cheese, shredded


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly spray a 9×13 baking dish and set it aside.
  2. In a 4 to 5 quart heavy-bottomed stockpot, brown the ground beef and diced onion over medium-high heat. Drain any excess grease, then return the browned ground beef and onions to the stockpot.
  3. Add the 2 cans of Manwich sauce, the cooked bowtie noodles, and the shredded Velveeta. Stir the ingredients until well combined.
  4. Pour the Manwich casserole into the prepared 9×13 baking dish.
  5. Evenly sprinkle the 8-ounce package of shredded Colby-jack on top of the casserole.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes.

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