Skillet Beef with Biscuit Topping
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
This is probably one of the most comforting meals. All done in one pan!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 2 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - 15 oz can(s) pork & beans
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) tomato sauce
  • 2 - Tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1 - Tbsp ground cumin
  • 8 - slices cheddar cheese**
  • 10 - refrigerated biscuits**
  • Side: - fruit**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open the cans of pork and beans and tomato sauce.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  3. In a large oven-safe skillet, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to the skillet. Stir in the pork and beans and tomato sauce. Mix in the mustard and ground cumin and simmer for 10 minutes to allow flavors to mingle.
  4. Add the slices of cheese directly onto the sauce, then top with the biscuits - arranged in a single layer with 1/2” space between them.
  5. Transfer skillet to the oven and bake for 15 minutes, or until biscuits are baked through.
  6. Prepare the fruit.
  7. Serve Skillet Beef with Biscuit Topping with fruit.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain and set aside to cool.
  2. Open 2 cans of pork and beans. Open 2 cans of tomato sauce.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground beef
  • Half of the pork and beans
  • Half of the tomato sauce
  • 2 Tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin

Remove as much air as you can and seal. Freeze up to 6 months in your fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the skillet to reheat and then cook with cheese and biscuits as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit cheese ‘filling’ for dairy-free meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great gluten-free alternative for this meal.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Skillet Beef with Biscuit Topping

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat in skillet. Once warmed through, add 8 slices cheddar cheese and 10 refrigerated biscuits, then bake at 400 F for 15 minutes.
Serve with fruit.

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