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Spicy Turkey Sloppy Joes

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spicy Turkey Sloppy Joes
Servings: 4
Calories: 491kcal


  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1/2 medium onion, red
  • 1 1/4 pound turkey, ground
  • 1 3/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes, canned
  • 2 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 15 ounce black beans, canned
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 4 medium hamburger buns, whole wheat


  • Dice garlic, and red onion. Heat a small amount of olive oil or cooking spray in a large skillet over medium heat. Add red onion and garlic. Saute until onion begins to soften, about 4 minutes.
  • Add turkey and cook until browned.
  • Add in next 5 ingredients (through chili powder) Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 8 minutes.
  • Stir in black beans, dash of salt and pepper, and cilantro (or 1 tablespoon dried cilantro). Cook several minutes until beans are heated through.
  • Serve on hamburger buns or bread, and top with your favorite spicy food toppings like guacamole, sliced jalapenos, or red onion. Other suggestions: queso fresco, black olives, sour cream.


Calories: 491kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 1320mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 10g