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Ground Turkey Sloppy Joes Recipe

A healthier twist on traditional sloppy joes, made with ground turkey and homemade sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy dinner, Ground Turkey, ground turkey recipe, sloppy joes
Servings: 6
Calories: 263kcal


  • Large Skillet
  • small bowl


  • 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
  • 15 ounces tomato sauce 1 can
  • 6 hamburger buns


  • Brown ground turkey in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add pepper and onion and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together brown sugar, vinegar, steak seasoning, Worcestershire sauce and tomato sauce.
  • Add sauce to skillet, reduce heat to medium and let simmer, stirring occasionally, for 8-10 minutes.
  • Serve warm on hamburger buns.


  • 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.


Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 657mg | Potassium: 619mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 967IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 3mg