Sloppy Garden Joes - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Sloppy Garden Joes

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Servings:8Serving Size:1 sandwich Recipe Cost:$10.56 Cost per Serving:$1.32


  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 carrot, shredded or diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 pound 94% lean ground turkey (or chicken)
  • 1 8-ounce can tomato sauce, no salt added
  • 1 15-ounce can crushed tomatoes, no salt added
  • 1 6-ounce can mushroom pieces, drained
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 8 whole wheat buns


  1. Saute onions, carrots, green pepper and ground turkey in a large frying pan over medium heat for 10 minutes or until the turkey juices run clear; stirring often to break-up ground turkey.
  2. Add tomato sauce, crushed tomatoes, mushrooms, and barbecue sauce and bring to boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Uncover and cook for an additional 3 minutes or until thick.
  5. Serve on toasted or plain whole wheat buns.

Make it a Meal

Complete your plate with roasted sweet potato slices, apple slices, and milk.

Source: Healthy Choices for Everybody Curriculum : United States Department of Agriculture, What's Cooking USDA Mixing Bowl, March 2015.

280 calories; 7g fat; 1.5g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 25mg cholesterol; 410mg sodium; 37g carbohydrate; 3g dietary fiber; 9g total sugar; 21g protein.