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Turkey Sloppy Joe Sliders

Photo: Dominic Perri; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 20 mins

Serves 4 (serving size: 2 sliders)


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups frozen onion and bell pepper strips
  • 3/4 pound ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 14.5-oz. can crushed tomatoes in thick puree
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 toasted whole-wheat slider buns

Nutrition Information

  • calories 438
  • fat 17 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • protein 28 g
  • carbohydrate 45 g
  • fiber 6 g
  • cholesterol 59 mg
  • sodium 480 mg

How to Make It

  1. Warm 1 Tbsp. oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté onions and peppers until tender, about 8 minutes. Transfer 1/2 cup of mixture to a small bowl, leaving remaining onion mixture in skillet.

  2. Warm 1 Tbsp. oil in skillet over medium heat. Sauté turkey until no pink remains, about 4 minutes. Add Worcestershire and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes and 1/2 cup water. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring, until thickened, about 6 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Spoon about 1/4 cup meat mixture on each bun bottom with 1 Tbsp. reserved pepper mixture. Cover with bun top and serve immediately.