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Italian Turkey Sloppy Joes

“Everyone seems to love my take on sloppy joes. For a change, I often fix them with ground chicken instead of ground turkey and use fresh parsley and oregano.” Charlene Chambers - Ormond Beach, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 45 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (19-1/2 ounces) hot Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
  • 1 pound extra-lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons no-salt-added tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 8 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, cook the sausage, turkey, pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink, breaking it into crumbles. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. Stir in the tomato sauce, tomato paste and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Spoon 3/4 cup turkey mixture onto each bun; sprinkle with cheeses.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 348 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 775mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 5g fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 medium-fat meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.

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  • Kerry's Kitchen
    Feb 25, 2015

    This is delicious! I didn't deviate from the recipe.

  • ConnieK
    Aug 18, 2012

    No comment left

  • lurky27
    Mar 25, 2011

    These are so tasty! Yum!~ Theresa

  • bengalfreak
    Feb 6, 2011

    Everyone really enjoyed this. Even my oh so finicky daughter.

  • dew7157
    Jan 11, 2010

    Great tasting and good for yoy.