Sloppy Joes


1 tsp Olive oil

1 medium Onion, chopped

1 medium Red bell pepper, chopped

2 cloves Garlic, chopped

1 lb Ground lean turkey breast

1/4 tsp Sea salt

1/4 tsp Ground black pepper

1 1/2 cups of Tomato sauce

1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

3 tbsp all natural Tomato paste

1 tsp Hot pepper sauce OPTIONAL

1 tbsp Pure maple syrup OR raw honey

Ezekiel bread OR Whole grain bread

Finely chopped fresh parsley


- Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat

-Add onions and bell pepper; cook, stirring frequently for 4 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent

- Add garlic; cook stirring frequently for 1 minute. Transfer onion mix to a medium bowl set aside

-Add turkey to the same skillet; cook over medium heat stirring frequently to break up the turkey for 8-10 minutes or until no longer pink.

- Season with salt and pepper

-Add onion mixture, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce,  tomato paste, pepper sauce (remember this is optional) and maple syrup.
Mix well
Reduce heat to low for a gentle boil while stirring occasionally for 15-20 minutes or until sauce has thickened.

Sprinkle each serving with parsley before serving if desired

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