Super Sloppy Joe's
Comfort food can be good for you. You’ll never miss the salt with all these extra spices and seasonings. Tomato sauce provides a boost of antioxidants vitamin A and vitamin C. For extra nutrients and fiber, serve Super Sloppy Joe’s on whole-wheat or whole-grain buns instead of white refined buns.
Makes 6 sandwiches (6 servings, about ½ cup meat mixture per serving)
2 teaspoons canola oil
1 pound extra-lean ground turkey breast, uncooked
1 ⅔ cups onion, chopped
1 tablespoon garlic, finely minced
1 can (15 ounces) no-salt-added tomato sauce
½ cup bottled chili sauce
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon black pepper
4-6 drops hot red pepper sauce
6 whole-wheat or mixed whole-grain hamburger buns
1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
2. Add turkey, onion and garlic and cook until meat is browned and onion is tender.
3. Stir in tomato sauce and all remaining ingredients.
4. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for five minutes.
5. Serve on whole-wheat hamburger buns.
Nutrition information (per serving)
24 g protein
48 g carbohydrates
5.5 g fat (1 g saturated)
30 g cholesterol
488 mg sodium
45 mg calcium
3.5 mg iron
540 IU vitamin A
17 mg vitamin C
5 g fiber
Tags: antioxidant-boost , dinner , grains , high-fiber , high-protein , poultry , vegetables , whole grain
Kim Galeaz is a registered dietitian and owner of Galeaz Food & Nutrition Communications based in Indianapolis and Jacksonville, Fla. As a culinary-nutrition consultant, writer and spokesperson for the food, beverage and agriculture industry, Kim is passionate about blending great taste with good health in all her culinary creations.