Healthy Turkey Sloppy Joe's



With the weather starting to get a little cooler, I'm finding myself trying to recreate macro-friendly versions of alllll my favourite childhood comfort foods. (Who else loved to get their hands a lil' messy with some good ol' Sloppy Joe's?)

But these ain't your childhood Sloppy Joe's. With only 236 calories per serving and 24g of protein, they're even better.


Recipe available below!

I N G R E D I E N T S:

  • 1/3 cup chopped, Carrots, raw

  • 1/3 cup chopped, Celery, raw

  • 1/2 Cup chopped Red Onion

  • 2 cloves, Garlic, raw

  • 1.5 tbsp(s) Brown Sugar

  • 2 tsp(s) Red Wine Vinegar

  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce

  • 1 1/4 cup canned Tomato Sauce

  • 1/3 cup Water

  • 2 tsps Grape Seed Oil

  • 450 g, Minced Turkey (Extra Lean)

  • 1/4 cup Ketchup (No Added Sugar)

  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika

  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)

D I R E C T I O N S:

  • Preheat a nonstick pan or cast iron skillet set to medium heat with about 2 tsp of grapeseed oil and garlic

  • Add in minced turkey and cook until browned

  • Once turkey is fully cooked, add in chopped carrots, celery and onion and saute until veggies are soft (about 8-10 minutes)

  • Mix in brown sugar, vinegar, tomato sauce, ketchup and worcestershire sauce

  • Allow sauce to simmer and reduce, adding water as necessary

  • Once sauce has thickened, season with smoked paprika, salt & pepper

  • Serve warm on a toasted bun or your favourite bread of choice

M A C R O S:

236 cals | 24 P | 15 C | 9 F

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