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spicy turkey sloppy joes

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a recipe by
Tracy Q
Phoenix, AZ

This is adapted from a recipe I found in the local newspaper. It's adapted to fit my low-sodium requirements and spiced up to add flavor!

★★★★★ 1
serves 4-8 (depending on sandwich size)

Ingredients For spicy turkey sloppy joes

  • 3-4 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lg
    yellow onion, diced
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground turkey
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1-2 tsp
    prepared horseradish
  • 1 c
    no salt added ketchup
  • 1 can
    tomato paste, small
  • 1/4 c
    mustard (spicy or specialty, preferred)
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper (or more, if you like)
  • 1/8 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes (or more, if you like)
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • burger or slider buns

How To Make spicy turkey sloppy joes

  • 1
    In a large skillet, sauté onion and garlic in olive oil, about 3-4 minutes. Add ground turkey and black pepper. Cook for 7-8 minutes, breaking up turkey into small pieces.
  • 2
    Add ketchup, tomato paste, mustard, cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes, brown sugar, and horseradish, mixing well. Reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Add red wine vinegar. Serve on burger or slider buns. Makes enough for about four full-size sandwiches or eight sliders.

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