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BBQ Turkey Sloppy Joes with cheese
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BBQ Turkey Sloppy Joes

from kristineskitchenblog.com
These BBQ Turkey Sloppy Joes are irresistibly spicy-sweet sandwiches packed with veggies, turkey, red onion, and cilantro. Add some melty cheese and you've got a meal that will make the whole family happy!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 197kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small red onion finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot peeled and chopped small
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped small
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1.25 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 cup tomato sauce 8 ounce can
  • ½ cup BBQ sauce
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

For serving:

  • whole wheat burger buns toasted
  • gouda cheese shredded


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, and bell pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables soften, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, 30 seconds.
  • Add turkey and season with salt and pepper. Cook turkey, breaking it up into pieces, until it starts to brown, about 6 minutes.
  • Add tomato sauce, BBQ sauce, and water. Stir; reduce heat to a low simmer, and cook 10 minutes until sauce thickens, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro.
  • Serve sloppy joes on toasted whole wheat buns topped with shredded Gouda cheese.


Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 517mg | Potassium: 570mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 2620IU | Vitamin C: 30.8mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1.5mg
Nutrition information is only an estimate.
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