Family-Pleasing Sloppy Joes Recipe
- 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
- 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.
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.
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. Yield: 6 servings.
1 sandwich: 297 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 846mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat.
Reviews for Family-Pleasing Sloppy Joes
"Certainly a family favorite. The best part is they don't even know they are eating turkey!"
"This was a little sweet, so I may cut back the sugar next time. I will never buy the canned sloppy joe sauce again!"
"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!"
"This is a favorite in my household - exactly as written. We especially enjoy them on onion rolls."
"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."
"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."
"This was bland w a vinegar taste."
"I would use one clove garlic instead of two"
"Tasty! I only had a few drops of Worcestershire sauce,so I filled the rest of the tablespoon with liquid smoke."