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Slow-Cooked Turkey Sloppy Joes

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours


8 servings

Updated: Apr. 21, 2023
This tangy sandwich filling is so easy to prepare in the slow cooker, and it goes over well at gatherings large and small. I frequently take it to potlucks, and I'm always asked for my secret ingredient. —Marylou LaRue, Freeland, Michigan
Slow-Cooked Turkey Sloppy Joes Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) reduced-sodium condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 hamburger buns, split
  • Pickle slices, optional


  1. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook turkey, onion, celery and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink, breaking it into crumbles; drain. Stir in soup, ketchup, mustard, brown sugar and pepper.
  2. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on low to allow flavors to blend, about 4 hours. Serve on buns with pickles, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 264 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 614mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 16g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 lean meat.

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