Turkey Sloppy Joes with Avocado Slaw Recipe
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Turkey Sloppy Joes with Avocado Slaw Recipe

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Sloppy Joes are a suppertime staple, but my friends always say this avocado slaw makes them seem brand new. The creamy, tangy slaw tastes perfect with the savory sandwich filling. Try them—you’ll agree! —Jacyn Siebert, Walnut Creek, CA
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 envelope sloppy joe mix
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • SLAW:
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2-1/2 cups coleslaw mix
  • 6 hamburger buns, split

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 402 calories, 20 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 889 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 19 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook turkey and onion over medium heat 7-8 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink and onion is tender, breaking up turkey into crumbles; drain.
  2. Stir in sloppy joe mix, tomato paste and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 8-10 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, place avocado, oil, lemon juice, cumin, salt and pepper in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Transfer to a small bowl; stir in coleslaw mix. Spoon meat mixture onto bun bottoms and top with slaw. Replace tops. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Sloppy Joes with Avocado Slaw in Simple & Delicious June/July 2013, p19

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 402 calories, 20 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 889 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 19 g protein.

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Reviewed Apr. 10, 2014

"I thought this was really good. I used a different sloppy joe recipe that is my favorite which is actually from Taste of Homes called Sloppy Joe SandwichesSo the avocado slaw was really good, I think I might still find a way to make it have more flavor as another reviewer suggested but I really enjoyed the crunch of the coleslaw on a sloppy joe!"

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Reviewed May. 25, 2013

"I'm always on the look out of quick and easy recipes so I thought I give this one a try. The avocado slaw was intriguing, but I was disappointed. The was no flavor."

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