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slow-cooked healthy sloppy joes

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

I made these up when I wanted sloppy joes, but I wanted them to be healthy. They're just as delicious as the meat version. I serve on whole wheat buns, studded w/ sesame seeds.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 4 Hr

Ingredients For slow-cooked healthy sloppy joes

  • 3 lb
    ground chicken, or ground turkey breast
  • 2
    14 oz jars pizza sauce
  • 2 c
    frozen pepper and onion stir fry, thawed and chopped
  • 1
    14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 8
    whole wheat sesame rolls
  • 8 slice
    reduced-fat mozzarella cheese

How To Make slow-cooked healthy sloppy joes

  • 1
    Spray a lg skillet w/ cooking spray, place over med-high heat. Cook ground chicken or ground turkey until browned.
  • 2
    In a 4-quart slow-cooker, combine cooked ground chicken or ground turkey, pizza sauce, pepppers and onions and undrained tomatoes. Cook on high for 3-4 hrs or until flavors have melded.
  • 3
    Set oven to broil. Arrange split rolls on broiler pan. Broil rolls 4" from heat until toasted, 1-2 mins. Spoon chicken mix onto bottom of rolls. Top w/ cheese and top of rolls.