Turkey & Veggies Sloppy Joes
Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped (about 1½ cups)
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, drained and squeezed dry
  • 1 (20-ounce) container lean ground turkey (93/7) (such as Jennie-O)
  • 4 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can fire roasted crusted tomatoes (such as Muir Glen Organics)
  • 1 large zucchini, grated
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar (apple cider vinegar works, too!)
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flake
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 8 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
Instructions
  1. In a large non-stick skillet, heat olive oil or medium high heat.
  2. Add in onion and spinach, saute until onion is just softened, anout 4 minutes.
  3. Crumble in turkey, garlic, and tomato paste- stirring to combine.
  4. Next, stir in crushed tomatoes, grated zucchini, vinegar, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper, salt, and pepper.
  5. Bring to a low boil; cover and reduce heat- simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Spoon ¾ cup turkey mixture onto each bun half; top with 2 tablespoons cheese.
  7. Enjoy open-faced or top with the other half of the bun.
Nutrition Information
Serve Size: 1 sloppy joe (bun, ¾ cup turkey mixture, & 2 T cheese Calories: 320 Fat: 9 g Carbs: 34 g Fiber: 5 g Protein: 24 g
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/turkey-and-veggie-sloppy-joes/