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Slim Sloppy Joes

Slim Sloppy Joes
Los Angeles Times

These Sloppy Joes are made with ground turkey instead of hamburger. If you're serving them at a backyard party, they'll be sure to please those looking for something lighter among the big burgers, heavy salads and rich desserts. Keep the ... Read more

Total time: 50 minutes | Serves 12
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 1/2 pounds ground turkey
  • 2 cups minced celery
  • 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 (12-ounce) bottle chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 12 hamburger buns, toasted

Step 1Cook the onions in the butter in a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat until tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from the pan; set aside.

Step 2Spray the saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Add the turkey and cook, stirring occasionally, until the turkey is no longer red, about 5 minutes.

Step 3Stir in the celery, bell pepper, brown sugar, salt, Worcestershire sauce, chili sauce and vinegar. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Each serving:
307 calories; 854 mg sodium; 55 mg cholesterol; 6 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 31 grams carbohydrates; 27 grams protein; 2.28 grams fiber.
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