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Recipes: Turkey Sloppy Joes
- 2 tsp canola oil
- 1 cup chopped onions
- 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
- 1 lb lean ground turkey breast
- 1 cup tomato sauce
- 1 tsp brown sugar
- 1/2 cup catsup
- 1 tsp red pepper flakes
- 2 tsp wine vinegar
- 1/4 tsp pepper
Heat the oil in a large skillet and sauté the onion and bell pepper until translucent. Add the turkey and cook about 5 minutes. Drain off any fat.
Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Simmer 15 minutes and serve on buns.
To reduce the sodium content of this recipe, use salt-free tomato sauce.
Serving size: 1/2 cup
Starch Exchange: 1
Very Lean Meat Exchange: 3
Vegetable Exchange: 1
Monounsaturated Fat Exchange: 1/2
Total Fat: 6 g
Calories From Fat: 51
Cholesterol: 68 mg
Sodium: 787 mg
Carbohydrate: 21 mg
Dietary Fiber: 2 g
Protein: 27 g
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