Healthy Sloppy Joes

Healthy Sloppy Joes

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 30 min 40 min 7

Ingredients


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)
1/4 tsp Sea salt
1/4 tsp 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

Instructions


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.

Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 290
Calories from fat 103
Calories from saturated fat 26.9
Total Fat 11.5 g
Saturated Fat 3.0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.4 g
Cholesterol 56 mg
Sodium 702 mg
Potassium 464 mg
Total Carbohydrate 28.0 g
Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
Sugars 8.7 g
Protein 18.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.3
Meat 0.7
Vegetables 0.9

Energy sources


Pygal39%462.26455830545984164.4614187165218836%345.1997639903939275.554367191827126%316.5923692245253134.340830376264839%36%26%CarbohydratesFatProtein

Notes:

Turkey

is an excellent source of lean protein!

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