Turkey Sloppy Joes

Turkey Sloppy Joes
Source: The New Soul Food Cookbook for People with Diabetes, 3rd Edition. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Mark Taulbee.
Summary

This family staple is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner! Using ground turkey instead of beef makes for a lighter version of this comfort classic.

Find this recipe and more in The New Soul Food Cookbook for People with Diabetes. To order directly from the American Diabetes Association, click here.

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    20 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 220

  • Total Fat 5g
    • Saturated Fat 1g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Sodium 400mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • Dietary Fiber 2g
    • Total Sugars 11g
  • Protein 30g
  • Potassium 660mg
  • Phosphorus 300mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1/2 Carbohydrate, 1 Nonstarchy vegetable, 4 Lean protein

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • canola oil
    2 tsp
  • onion(s) (chopped)
    1 cup
  • green bell pepper (chopped)
    1 cup
  • lean ground turkey
    1 lbs
  • no-salt-added tomato sauce
    1 cup
  • brown sugar
    1 tsp
  • ketchup
    1/2 cup
  • crushed red pepper flakes
    1 tsp
  • red wine vinegar
    2 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet and saute the onion and bell pepper until translucent. Add the turkey and cook about 5 minutes. Drain off any fat.

  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Simmer 15 minutes and serve on buns, if desired (not included in nutrition analysis).

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