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Family-Pleasing Sloppy Joes Recipe

Family-Pleasing Sloppy Joes Recipe

“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. YIELD:6 servings


  • 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.
  • 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.
    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.

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.