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Sloppy Joe's

Sloppy Joe's

A small amount of sloppy but big amount of healthy! 

Serves: 8 (Serving= 1/2 cup sloppy Joe mixture and 1 whole wheat bun)


  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped bell pepper
  • 1 cup finely chopped white or yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 19 ounces 99% lean ground turkey breast
  • 1 – 6 ounce can tomato paste
  • ¼ cup sweet pickle relish
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce (for GF version read ingredients list as some may contain wheat or malt)
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • ½ Tablespoon Splenda® brown sugar blend
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • Whole wheat hamburger buns (or gluten free buns for GF version)


  1. In a medium skillet on medium heat, sauté peppers, onions and garlic in oil for 3 minutes.
  2. Add ground turkey to skillet and cook until meat is white, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat. Add tomato paste, relish, Worcestershire, chili powder, brown sugar and salt. Mix together.
  4. Place mixture in crockpot and add water.
  5. Cook for 3 hours on low, stirring half way through.