I’m channeling Sandra Lee’s “smart and simple” semi-homemade philosophy on this one. Homemade sauces are undoubtedly better, but there’s nothing wrong with using store-bought ingredients once in a while. They really do speed things up in the kitchen!
Turkey Sloppy Joe
Yield: 4 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium onion, finely diced
1 cup potatoes, cubed
1 cup carrots, cubed
1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 pound ground turkey
1 15-ounce can manwich original sloppy joe sauce
salt and pepper, to taste
1. Heat a sauté pan over medium-high heat and add the oil, then the garlic. Cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the onions and cook until translucent. Add the ground turkey, season with salt and pepper. Cook until crumbled and no longer pink.
2. Add the potatoes, carrots, and chicken broth. Bring to boil then reduce the heat to medium.
3. Add the sloppy joe sauce, then simmer for 10 minutes, or until the vegetables are fork-tender.
4. Serve on lightly buttered toasted rolls. Top with a slice of American or cheddar cheese. Optional
Recipe by JG