Healthy Sloppy Joes

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 30 min 6
Healthy Sloppy Joes
Health Highlights


1/2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 medium Yellow onion (chopped)
1 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (chopped)
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
454 gm Chicken, ground, lean (or ground turkey breast)
1 dash Sea Salt
1 dash Black pepper
1 1/2 cup Tomato sauce, canned
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
3 tbsp Tomato paste, canned
1 tsp Sriracha (or hot sauce of choice)
1 tbsp Maple syrup (or honey)
1/4 cup Parsley, fresh (finely chopped, optional for garnish)
7 bun Sandwich bun


1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium to high heat.

2. Add onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes and until onion is soft.

3. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for about 1 minute. Transfer onion mixture to a bowl and set aside.

4. Add turkey (or chicken) to the same skillet; cook, over medium heat, stirring frequently to break up the turkey, for about 8 to 10 minutes, or until turkey is no longer pink.

5. Season with salt and pepper.

6. Add onion mixture, tomato sauce, Worcestershire Sauce, tomato paste, sriracha sauce and maple syrup. Mix well. Reduce heat to medium-low; gently boil, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes, or until sauce is thickened.

7. Sprinkle each serving with fresh parsley before serving, if desired.

8. Serve over zucchini noodles, spinach greens or on bread/bun.




is an excellent source of lean protein!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 296
Calories from fat 83
Calories from saturated fat 17.6
Total Fat 9.2 g
Saturated Fat 2.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.3 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Sodium 856 mg
Potassium 548 mg
Total Carbohydrate 33 g
Dietary Fiber 5.5 g
Sugars 10.2 g
Protein 23.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.5
Meat 0.8
Vegetables 1.0

Energy sources