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Buffalo Sloppy Joes for Two

Lean ground turkey makes this a lighter sloppy joe than the standard ground beef version. A hefty splash of hot sauce and optional blue cheese provide an authentic Buffalo-style flavor. —Maria Regakis, Saugus, Massachusetts
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound extra-lean ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons grated carrots
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 hamburger buns, split
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese, optional

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, cook the first 5 ingredients over medium heat until turkey is no longer pink. Stir in the tomato sauce, chicken broth, hot sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and pepper; heat through.
  • Serve on buns; sprinkle with cheese if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich: 276 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 445mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch.

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