Sloppy Janes


Prep: 10 min | Cook: 20 min | Serves: 8


  • 1 Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 medium onion (diced)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
    (seeded and diced)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • 2 cups canned crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp honey or 2 packets artificial sweetener
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 8 whole wheat hamburger buns


Add cooking spray to a nonstick sauté pan over medium-high heat.

Add onion, red bell pepper and garlic. Sauté for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

Add turkey and sauté 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently until turkey is just cooked through.

Add tomato paste, Dijon mustard, hot sauce, tomatoes, honey and ground black pepper.

Bring to a simmer for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

Toast the hamburger buns. Fill each bun with 1/2 cup turkey mixture to make 8 sandwiches.

Optional: top each sandwich with lettuce, red onion, or pickles for crunch.

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