Easy Turkey Sloppy Joe Recipe
Today I am sharing a family favorite, our Easy Turkey Sloppy Joe Recipe! This yummy recipe smells so good and uses many staples you have in your fridge. I often whip up a batch using the bottom of the bottle of ketchup, mustard, and bbq sauce.
The versatility of being able to add several different kinds of vegetables for added health benefits. I use not just the traditional, bell pepper, and onions, but also carrots and celery. I use what is available in the refrigerator.
- Turkey Sloppy Joes are a quick and easy recipe that kids love.
- It is a budget-friendly ground turkey recipe.
- I freeze and double batch cook this recipe.
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If you love this recipe, check out our yummy Easy Turkey Chili Recipe here.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 pound 93% lean ground turkey
- 1/2 cup yellow onion diced (about 1/2 an onion)
- 1/2 cup green bell pepper finely diced (about 1/2 a pepper)
- 1/2 carrot peeled and finely chopped
- 1/2 celery stalk, clean and finely chopped
- 3/4 cup ketchup
- 2 tablespoons Brown Sugar
- 1 tablespoon A1 Sauce or your favorite steak sauce
- 1 tablespoon Dijon or yellow mustard
- 1 teaspoon hot sauce
- 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Heat a large skillet over medium heat, add in olive oil.
- Once hot, stir in turkey, onion, pepper, celery, and carrot.
Cook, breaking up the turkey as you go until the turkey is cooked and finely diced vegetables are soft about 8 minutes.I really love to use my pampered chef tool for this! Have you seen it?
- While above is cooking, whisk together the remaining ingredients for the sauce:, ketchup, brown sugar, A1 Sauce, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, hot sauce, garlic powder, and salt.
- Stir the sauce into the turkey-vegetable mixture and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to keep at a simmer for about 4-5 minutes.
- Taste for salt, and consider adding finely ground pepper.
- Serve on hamburger rolls.
We also love this turkey sloppy joe recipe in tacos, burritos, and on sourdough toast!