Ground Turkey Sloppy Joes are a favorite at my house.  This is an easy one pot/skillet meal that is tasty and packed with protein.  lodgepole skillet with sloppy joe mixIt’s easy to make after a long day and with only one skillet to clean, the dishes don’t take long either.  


Turkey Sloppy Joe on plate

Turkey Sloppy Joes

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 1.5 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • .5 cups bbq sauce
  • .5 tsp cinnamon
  • 1.5 tsp chili powder
  • as needed salt and pepper
  • 4 hamburger buns optional


  • In large skillet heat olive oil, bell pepper, onion and garlic over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add ground turkey to skillet and mix with vegetables until turkey is fully cooked.
  • Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, worcestershire, bbq sauce and spices to turkey mixture. Reduce temperature to low and stir (mixing well) to combine.
  • Serve on hamburger buns or in a bowl without bun as a low carb option.


4 Servings without Bun
Nutrition: Calories:262  Fat:10  Carbohydrates:28g  Fiber:5g  Protein: 25g

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