Sloppy Joes




2tsp extra virgin olive oil (divided)

1 red bell pepper

1 yellow onion

1 jalapeno  pepper (can omit if you don’t like heat)

1 lb of 93 % lean ground turkey

2 cups tomato sauce (sugar free)

1 tbsp pure maple syrup

1 tbsp Worcestershire  sauce

1 1/2 tsp hot sauce

2 tsp  minced garlic.  (would be equal to about 4 cloves.)

In a pan add a tsp of evoo. Ad ground turkey and crumble and brown This takes like 8 min.

While you are cooking the turkey. Rough chop the veggies. Add to food processor and pulse until finely diced. In a pot ad remaining evoo. Then add the onion and peppers sauté for 4-5 min. Stirring frequently. Add in sauce, maple syrup, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, and minced garlic. Stir. Then add in the turkey. Cover and simmer for 15-20 min.

Serve on Bun, or noodles.

For a healthier meal you can to on a baked or sweet potato, or ezekiel bread. (this is what i did! )

You could also do zoodles

Serves roughly 4 (1 cup) servings

If you are on a Color container meal plan this is…

Red (protein)

Green (veggie)

tsp (oil)

yellow (carb if you serve it that way.)

Another green if you do zoodles!

This was so easy and it is probably the best sloppy joe I have ever had.

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