Ground Turkey Sloppy Joes

These Ground Turkey Sloppy Joes are a healthier twist on traditional sloppy joes and are so easy to make. These sloppy joes are made from scratch for a meal the whole family will love.

These Ground Turkey Sloppy Joes are a comfort food you can feel good about eating.  These are so hearty and full of flavor that your whole family will devour them!

Sloppy joes were a staple in our home growing up and I never loved them.  Once I tasted these turkey sloppy joes made from scratch, I was hooked.

I had never made homemade sloppy joe sauce before this recipe, but it was surprisingly simple and so delicious.

These Ground Turkey Sloppy Joes can be made in 25 minutes or less, so they make a perfect weeknight dinner.

How to make homemade sloppy joes:

These Ground Turkey Sloppy Joes are the best sloppy joes I’ve ever tasted and it’s because they are homemade!

Step 1: Brown ground turkey in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Step 2: Add pepper and onion and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

Step 3: In a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, vinegar, steak seasoning, Worcestershire sauce and tomato sauce.

Step 4:  Add sauce to skillet, reduce heat to medium and let simmer, stirring occasionally, for 8-10 minutes.

Step 5: Serve warm on hamburger buns.

Items needed for this recipe:
Large skillet:  I use this skillet for just about anything I cook on my stove top.  It is sturdy, easy to clean and nonstick so your food comes out nicely every time.
ChopStir:  This might be my absolute favorite kitchen tool.  It is perfect for browning meat because it breaks it up into little pieces, helps your meat cook evenly and can be washed in the dishwasher.
Wooden spoons:  I love the look and functionality of these wooden spoons.  I keep mine right next to my stove top for easy access whenever I’m making anything that requires some stirring or mixing.

Tips for making the best homemade sloppy joes:

  • For an even more delicious sloppy joe, toast your hamburger buns before serving. Spread some butter on the inside of each bun and place buttered side down on a hot skillet until golden brown.
  • Be sure to not overcook your sloppy joe meat and sauce to avoid losing too much of the moisture and making your sandwich too dry.
  • If you don’t love turkey, you could easily substitute it for ground beef in this recipe.
  • Use high quality ingredients to insure optimal flavor.

Looking to eat healthier?  Sign-up to receive a healthy menu plan and shopping list in your inbox every week!

EACH HEALTHY MENU PLAN INCLUDES:

  • A WEEK AT A GLANCE
  • 6 MAIN DISH RECIPES
  • 2 SIDE DISH RECIPES
  • 1 SNACK/TREAT RECIPE
  • DETAILED SHOPPING LIST

Every recipe in the menu plan is 500 calories or less per serving and includes nutrition information to help you stay on track!

Learn more, view sample menu plans and join HERE!

The best sloppy joe recipes:

Serves: 6-8

Ground Turkey Sloppy Joes

A healthier twist on traditional sloppy joes, made with ground turkey and homemade sauce.

5 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

Save RecipeSave Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 red bell pepper (diced)
  • 1 red onion (diced)
  • 3 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon steak seasoning
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 8 hamburger buns

Instructions

  1. Brown ground turkey in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add pepper and onion and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, vinegar, steak seasoning, Worcestershire sauce and tomato sauce.
  4. Add sauce to skillet, reduce heat to medium and let simmer, stirring occasionally, for 8-10 minutes.
  5. Serve warm on hamburger buns.
7.8.1.2
1963
https://www.sixsistersstuff.com/recipe/ground-turkey-sloppy-joes-rachael-ray/

Be sure to not miss another recipe!
Follow Six Sisters’ Stuff on Instagram | Facebook | Pinterest | YouTube

Have you checked out our YouTube channel?
We share new videos every week to show you how to make easy and delicious recipes, just like this 20 Minute Korean Beef Skillet:

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Comment on this Recipe

2 Responses to “Ground Turkey Sloppy Joes”

Leave a Comment