There is just something about a sloppy joe. I've made many kinds of sloppy joes and there just doesn't seem to be one that doesn't just ring out as pure comfort food.
These guys were sweet. I happen to like sweet food, so for me, these were awesome.
So what's your favorite sloppy joe recipe?
Sloppy Maple BBQ Turkey Joes Recipe
Adapted from Rachael Ray
2 lbs. ground turkey, 93% lean
1 tbsp. poultry seasoning
Salt and pepper
1 red pepper, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 tbsp. garlic, minced
1 can tomato sauce, 15 oz.
1/4 cup + 2 tbsp. pure maple syrup
1/4 cup soy sauce
3 tbsp. cider vinegar
3 tbsp. brown sugar
1 slightly heaping tbsp. dijon mustard
In a large skillet, brown ground turkey and season with salt, pepper and poultry seasoning. Cook until browned and stir in the pepper, onion and garlic and cook until the veggies are tender. In a bowl, stir together the rest of the ingredients and pour into turkey mixture. Simmer for a few minutes to combine flavors. Serve on buns. I used 100 calorie Arnold selects sandwich thins.
Total calories = 1980 calories
12 - 1/2 cup servings = 165 calories per serving
265 calories per sandwich with a 100 calorie sandwich thin
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Calories calculated from calorieking.com. Some numbers are approximate and rounded.