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Turkey Sloppy Joes Recipe

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turkey sloppy joe recipe
This turkey sloppy joes recipe is a healthy twist on an old time favorite.

It's lower in fat plus has some great ingredients to add a lot of flavor.

These are great for cold winter days or hot summer picnics.

You can whip up a batch for lunch or dinner for the whole family.



This lunch or dinner recipe comes complete with list of ingredients, full nutrition information and Weight Watchers Points.


Turkey Sloppy Joes

The nutrition and Weight Watchers points shown for this recipe do not include the buns.

So be sure to add this to these totals before recording it into your weight loss tracker.

Use whole wheat or whole grain buns for a healthier sandwich as opposed to white buns.

Be sure to wear a bib for this healthy "sloppy" meal.

Recipe Type

Main Dish, Sandwich, Turkey

Degree of Difficulty

moderate

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Ground turkey
  • 1 can (11 oz) Black Beans
  • 1 tsp Garlic
  • 1 each Onion, diced
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Liquid Smoke
  • 1 can (11 oz) Canned Tomatoes, diced
  • 1 can (6 oz) Green Chili Peppers, chopped
  • 2 can (11 oz) Tomato Juice
  • 1 can (6 oz) Tomato Paste

Directions

  1. Brown ground turkey with onions and drain
  2. Combine all ingredients and heat uncovered for 30 minutes
  3. Reduce heat, cover and let simmer to desired thickness and heat
  4. Serve on whole wheat or whole grain buns

Cooking Times

Preparation Time:10 minutes
Cooking Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below.

The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings:10
Serving Size 6.9oz
Calories 188.22
Total Fat 7.31g
      Sat Fat 1.91g
Cholesterol 62.6mg
Sodium 256.3mg
Total Carbohydrates 11.22g
      Fiber 2.9g
      Sugar 4.44g
Protein 20.79g

Weight Watchers Points

Orig. WW Pts: 4
Points Plus: 5

Tips

To reduce the calories and carbohydrates in this turkey recipe, eliminate the black beans.

Just remember though that the beans are a great source of fiber, so this will also reduce the fiber nutrition information as well.







Try this fruit and cheese kabobs to go with your turkey sloppy joes recipe.

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