Turkey Sloppy Joes

Turkey Sloppy Joes

This Recipe Makeover transforms an old favorite with turkey - tasty!!

Per serving: 294 calories and 8g fat.

Saves: 118 calories and 8g fat.

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Serves: 8 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 37 mins

Yield: 8 x sandwiches

Diabetes-Friendly Recipe Low-Carb Recipe Dairy-Free Recipe

About this Recipe Makeover

Traditional Sloppy Joes, although tasty, can be high in calories and fat. This healthier Turkey Sloppy Joe recipe replaces regular ground beef with lean ground turkey and omits the added sugar.

Ingredients Show Makeover Show Traditional

  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 cup reduced-calorie, reduced-sodium catsup
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp celery seeds
  • 1 (1 lb) loaf French or Italian bread
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 8 hamburger buns

Directions:

In large skillet, over medium-high heat, sauté turkey, onion and bell pepper 5 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink. Add ketchup, relish, chili powder, Worcestershire sauce, seasoned salt, garlic powder, and celery seed. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 30 minutes.

Slice bread in half, lengthwise, and toast under broiler 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly browned.

To serve, spoon turkey mixture over one half of bread and top with other half. Cut into 8 slices.

Thanks to Turkey Sloppy Joes courtesy of The National Turkey Federation

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 294 cals
Kilojoules 1,231 kJ
Fat 8.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.4 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 745 mg
Carbohydrates 40.0 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Total Sugars 5.2 g
Protein 16.0 g
Calcium 48.0 mg
CALORIES 412 cals
Kilojoules 1,725 kJ
Fat 16.0 g
Saturated Fat 7.4 g
Cholesterol 44 mg
Sodium 744 mg
Carbohydrates 46.7 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Total Sugars 9.4 g
Protein 21.0 g
Calcium 89.0 mg
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