Healthy Sloppy Joes

14 40 338
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 30 min 6
Healthy Sloppy Joes
Health Rating

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!

Notes:

Turkey

is an excellent source of lean protein!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 338
Calories from fat 120
Calories from saturated fat 31
Total Fat 13.4 g
Saturated Fat 3.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.3 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Sodium 820 mg
Potassium 542 mg
Total Carbohydrate 33 g
Dietary Fiber 5.6 g
Sugars 10.2 g
Protein 21.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.5
Meat 0.8
Vegetables 1.0

Energy sources


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