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Slow-Cooker Turkey Sloppy Joes

The combination of chili sauce and ground turkey in these sloppy joes creates a delicious flavor. The avocado adds a special touch to the sandwiches. —Nichole Jones, Idaho Falls, Idaho
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Cook: 4 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) chili sauce
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 8 onion rolls, split
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and mashed

Directions

  • In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook the turkey, onions and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink, breaking the meat into crumbles; drain.
  • Transfer to a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker. Stir in the chili sauce, jalapeno, Worcestershire sauce, oregano, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until heated through. Just before serving, stir in cheese. Serve on rolls topped with avocado.
Editor's Note
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich: 515 calories, 25g fat (9g saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 1231mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 5g fiber), 29g protein.

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