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


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.

About this Recipe

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