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Turkey Sloppy Joes

All You JUNE 2011

  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Cook time: 4 Hours
  • Prep time: 12 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.30


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 360
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 27g
  • Carbohydrate: 31g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 90mg
  • Sodium: 1133mg

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Turkey Sloppy Joes Recipe