These Turkey Sloppy Joes are a delicious lower fat alternative to ground beef. They’re prepared in a simple homemade sauce utilizing simple, everyday ingredients that you probably already have on-hand. The best part is that dinner is on the table in less than 25 minutes!
These sloppy joes are hands-down an easy, no-fuss dinner that everyone in the family will enjoy. They’re so hearty and satisfying – you’ll never miss the beef!
As you can see, the ingredients are just as basic as it gets. Feel free to adjust the seasonings to your personal preference!
How to Make Turkey Sloppy Joes
It couldn’t be any easier! Following is a brief overview of how to make these sloppy joes; please see the recipe card for full detailed instructions.
- Cook ground turkey in a skillet with chopped green bell pepper and onion until turkey is cooked and no longer pink.
- Add tomato sauce, ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Stir to incorporate and simmer for five minutes, or until sauce is slightly thickened. Serve on your favorite hamburger buns.
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Turkey Sloppy Joes
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 pound ground turkey
- ⅓ cup chopped yellow onion or diced
- ⅓ cup chopped green bell pepper or diced
- 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
- ¾ cup ketchup
- 1 ½ tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
- ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 4 hamburger buns
- Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add ground turkey, onion and bell pepper. Cook until turkey is cooked and no longer pink, crumbling turkey with a wooden spoon while it's cooking (about 6 minutes).
- Add tomato sauce, ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, garlic powder, salt and pepper and stir well to combine. Adjust heat to maintain a gentle simmer. Cook for 5 minutes (stirring occasionally), or until sauce is slightly thickened.
- Serve on hamburger buns.
If provided, nutritional info is a courtesy, is not guaranteed and should only be considered as a guideline.