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Turkey Sloppy Joes Recipe

Turkey Sloppy Joes Recipe

"This is a wonderful sandwich for family meals or parties," writes Sue Ann O'Buck of Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania. Once the meat is browned, the mixture simmers for just 10 minutes, so it's perfect for spur-of-the-moment backyard picnics.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup no-salt-added ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 whole wheat hamburger buns, split


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook and crumble turkey with onion over medium heat until no longer pink, 5-7 minutes.
  • 2. Stir in all remaining ingredients except buns; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve on buns. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich: 259 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 395mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.

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lurky27 User ID: 1251896 240782
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2016

"Tasty! Omitted celery seed as I didn't have any on hand. A good recipe!"

BarefootLady User ID: 7043411 47955
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2014

"I've been using his recipe for years. It's easy, fast and can be adapted to all please every taste. Add alittle more heat, or make it alittle tangier, whatever you like. One of our family's favorites."

drumsdaylilies User ID: 1925082 53096
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2013

"Good and easy to make."

wasoongu User ID: 1077273 47048
Reviewed May. 9, 2012

"I've never liked Sloppy Joes, but this recipe has changed my mind! Pretty healthy, super fast, and yummy! I did find it a little dry, so I make 1.5 times the amount of sauce."

silvrhwk User ID: 5129043 29027
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2011

"Very tasty and super easy to prepare. My husband and I both enjoyed this recipe. It's even better the next day!"

julez23 User ID: 1728068 22685
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2011

"Just made this recipe..the only thing I didn't add was the celery seed but only because I do not have it on hand...AMAZING recipe and very GOOD and easy to, too!! ;)"

wingsgirl02 User ID: 3820770 82377
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2010

"Great tangy taste! Really fast and easy to make!"

jamiebonner User ID: 1661696 17643
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2010

"Very good and very simple to make. My family loves it."

glo58bes User ID: 1072747 22681
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2010

"This is one of my familys' favorites. I always use extra lean (99% lean) ground turkey as I think it tastes much better. I make four or five batches of this and freeze the extra in quart-size freezer bags. Not only is this good on buns but it's good over a lettuce salad."

Vicki L. User ID: 2895266 17639
Reviewed Feb. 29, 2008

"I always add my own homemade BBQ Sauce"

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