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Low Fat Sloppy Joes

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Low Fat Turkey Sloppy Joes

Low Fat Turkey Sloppy Joes

Fiona Haynes
Turkey sloppy Joes make a great weeknight meal or a great game-day treat. For an extra nutritional punch, serve with whole-grain rolls instead of regular rolls, and offer baby carrots and grapes on the side.

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 small yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 3/4 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 14.5 ounce can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 12 small Kaiser rolls


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Sauté onions and peppers until softened. Add ground turkey and cook until no longer pink. Stir in chili powder and oregano and cook for 1 minute. Add tomato sauce, ketchup, tomato paste and Worcestershire sauce. Cook for 15-20 minutes.

Spoon about 1/3 cup of the turkey mixture into the bottom half of a small roll. Add top of roll, then serve.

Makes 12 servings

Per Serving: Calories 167, Calories from Fat 41, total Fat 4.5g (sat 0.9g), Cholesterol 22mg, Sodium 438mg, Carbohydrate 22.5g, Fiber 2.1g, Protein 8.9g

Per Serving using extra-lean ground turkey: Calories 158, Calories from Fat 24, Total Fat 2.6g (sat 0.3g), Cholesterol 11mg, Sodium 427mg, Carbohydrate 22.5g, Fiber 2.1g, Protein 11g

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 4 out of 5
, Member ctkent2

I thought the Sloppy Joe recipie was very good. Since ground turkey comes in a 1-1/4 lb package here, I doubled the sauce ingredients. It was very tasty, although a bit too sweet maybe. I might consider reducing the amount of ketchup and worcestershire next time. The chili powder added a little kick.

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