Turkey Sloppy Joes

Turkey Sloppy Joes
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Recipe type: Lunch
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Serves: 8
 
A rich and spicy “joe” made with low fat turkey! Kids love it; Low fat; Low sodium; Low cholesterol.
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. lean ground turkey breast
  • ½ cup ketchup (no salt added)
  • ½ cup onion, diced
  • ⅓ cup dark corn syrup
  • ½ cup green pepper, diced
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup no salt added tomatoes with juice, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ⅓ cup white wine vinegar
Instructions
  1. In a heavy bottomed saucepan, stir together molasses and chili powder.
  2. Whisk in the tomatoes, vinegar, ketchup, corn syrup, water and orange juice.
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. In separate pan sauté ground turkey until it is no longer pink.
  5. Add onions, peppers, salt and pepper.
  6. Continue cooking until vegetables soften slightly.
  7. Add sauce to meat mixture, reduce to low heat and simmer until thick.
  8. Serve on whole wheat bun
Notes
*The Duke Diet and Fitness Center’s meals are low in calories, fat and sodium, but high in taste. The Center’s meals have a daily total of approximately 1,500 mg of sodium. The USDA 2005 dietary guidelines for Americans is to consume less than 2,300 mg of sodium.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 150 Fat: 5g Carbohydrates: 2g Sodium: * Fiber: 0g Protein: 4g Cholesterol: *