Southwestern Sloppy Joes
Recipe type: Main Dish
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey breast (99% fat-free)
  • 1 can [15 oz.] no salt added tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ cup corn kernels
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 1 fresh Hass Avocado*, halved, pitted, peeled and sliced
  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, red bell pepper, and ground turkey. Cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking turkey into small crumbles and stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in tomato sauce, spices and corn. Bring to a boil and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until sauce is thickened, stirring occasionally.
  3. Spoon over rolls and top with 2-3 avocado slices per sandwich.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 400; Total Fat 12 g (Sat 2 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 3 g, Mono 6 g); Cholesterol 60 mg; Sodium 300 mg; Potassium 1100 mg; Total Carbohydrate 41 g; Dietary Fiber 8 g; Sugars 10 g; Protein 35 g; Vitamin A 1790 IU; Vitamin C 55 mg; Calcium 100 mg; Iron 4 mg; Vitamin D 15 IU; Folate 120 mcg.

% Daily Value: Vitamin A 35%; Vitamin C 90%; Calcium 10%; Iron 20%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

*NOTE: Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados, adjust the quantity accordingly.
Recipe by Mom to Mom Nutrition at