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Family-Pleasing Sloppy Joes Recipe
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Family-Pleasing Sloppy Joes Recipe

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“My grandma gave this recipe to me years ago, but I made a few changes to give this yummy supper more pizzazz,” shares Jill Zosel from Seattle, Washington.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce
  • 6 hamburger buns, split

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 297 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 846 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook turkey and onion over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink, breaking up turkey into crumbles; drain if necessary. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in sugar, flour and pepper until blended.
  2. Stir in ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and barbecue sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 10 minutes to allow flavors to blend. Spoon meat mixture onto bun bottoms; replace tops. Yield: 6 servings.
Freeze option: Freeze cooled meat mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little water if necessary.
Originally published as Family-Pleasing Sloppy Joes in Light & Tasty October 2005, p7

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 297 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 846 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat.

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Reviewed Nov. 11, 2014

"I made this tonight but also add a handful of shredded carrot to the onion as I sauteed it. I also put the entire recipe in the crock pot to keep warm until dinner time. It was fabulous! My toddler ate it too!"

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Reviewed Jun. 16, 2014

"This is a favorite in my household - exactly as written. We especially enjoy them on onion rolls."

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Reviewed Sep. 5, 2012

"This was my first time making sloppy joes and I was impressed at how quick and easy it was to make with things I already had on hand."

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Reviewed Sep. 5, 2012

"This was my first time making sloppy joes and I was impressed at how quick and easy it was to make. However, it's not something I would make again."

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Reviewed Jun. 13, 2012

"This was bland w a vinegar taste."

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