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Turkey Sloppy Joes

Photo: Kate Mathis; Styling: Paul Grimes
Prep time 12 mins
Cook time 4 hrs
Yield Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons packed light brown sugar
  • 1 8-oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco
  • 6 whole-wheat hamburger buns
  • Pickles or pickle relish, optional

Nutrition Information

  • calories 360
  • fat 14 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • protein 27 g
  • carbohydrate 31 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 90 mg
  • sodium 1133 mg

How to Make It

  1. Warm oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and sauté until softened, about 3 minutes. Turn heat up to medium-high, stir in turkey, salt and chili powder and cook, stirring to break up meat, until turkey loses its pink color, about 5 minutes.

  2. Transfer mixture to slow cooker. Stir in brown sugar, tomato sauce, ketchup, 1/4 cup water and Tabasco. Cover and cook on low until bubbling and flavors have developed, 3 to 4 hours. Serve on buns with pickles or pickle relish, if desired.