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Meal Plan Monday: Sloppy Cornbread Casserole

12:30 AM


Sometimes, I see a freezer meal in my deep freeze that I really don't want to make (but it needs to be used up.)  Or, I don't have all of the ingredients on hand to make it.  I repurpose it to make it seem like a "new" meal, even though it's really the same meal I made before, presented in a new way.  That's the case with the bag of sloppy joe meat I pulled out of the freezer for this week's Neat Sloppy Joes.  I didn't have any pie crust on hand, so I used a cornbread mix to make it into a casserole.  This went over pretty well with the kids.

I thawed out the Sloppy Joe Meat.  (Recipe can be found at here, or use your own recipe.)  I warmed it up in a skillet and spread it out in a baking dish.


Then, I mixed up a cornbread recipe (I use Martha White's self rising mix) according to the package directions, added one can of creamed corn, and poured that out over the meat.



I baked the whole thing in a 450 degree oven until the bread was baked through, and it was pretty delicious!  You could also add cheese to the top in the last 5 minutes of baking.


See below for the rest of this week's meal plan.

Monday
Sloppy Cornbread Casserole (recipe above)
Steamed Veggies

Tuesday
Porcupine Meatballs (recipe from Couponing for Freebies.com)
Mac and Cheese (Macaroni with Cheese Sauce made from Augason Farms)
Side Salad

Wednesday
Pecan Crusted Chicken Strips
Roasted Purple Potatoes (from our garden)
Honey Glazed Carrots

Thursday
Shredded Potato Casserole with Ham, Cheese, Peppers, and Onions

Friday
Red Beans and Rice with Sausage
Side Salad

Saturday
Ravioli Lasagna
Steamed Green Beans
Hot Dog Bun Garlic Bread

Sunday
Taco Chicken Veggie Stew
Tortilla Chips

What's your plan for the week? Leave a link if you'd like to share! (For more meal ideas, visit Money Saving Mom and Menu Planning Monday)

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