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Quick & Easy Turkey Sloppy Joes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

8 servings

When we were first married and poor college students, I found this sloppy joe recipe and tweaked it. The fresh bell peppers give it a wonderful flavor. —Kallee Twiner, Maryville, Tennessee
Quick & Easy Turkey Sloppy Joes Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 hamburger buns, split

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook turkey, onion and pepper over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink and vegetables are tender, breaking up turkey into crumbles.
  2. Stir in tomato sauce, barbecue sauce and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes to allow flavors to blend, stirring occasionally. Serve on buns.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 251 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 629mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 16g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.

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