Spicy Turkey Sloppy Joes

Tracy Q


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!

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4-8 (depending on sandwich size)


3-4 Tbsp
olive oil
1 large
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(s)
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


  • 1In 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.
  • 2Add ketchup, tomato paste, mustard, cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes, brown sugar, and horseradish, mixing well. Reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • 3Add red wine vinegar. Serve on burger or slider buns. Makes enough for about four full-size sandwiches or eight sliders.

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About Spicy Turkey Sloppy Joes

Course/Dish: Turkey
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #low sodium