Sloppy Joes are such a nostalgic meal for me, and I love them. But they can be a less-than-healthy dish, especially if you reach for the canned sauce mixes loaded with sodium and high fructose corn syrup.
And even though it's a quick and easy dinner idea, even the homemade versions can included added sugars and higher fat/calorie ground beef so you can take the best fat burner and continue with your regular recipes. Indulging in your favorite meals occasionally isn't a bad thing at all, but I wanted to try to rework this dish to be a more weekday-friendly, calorie and simple carb conscious meal.
This version of ground turkey sloppy joes turned out amazing and I didn't miss any of the added sugars or even the beef. My husband and kids loved it as well, and with how easily and quickly I had it on the table and ready to eat, it'll be going into our regular dinner rotation for sure.
You can serve them however you like - on a whole wheat bun or in a low carb wrap, top them with extra cheese and onions, add spinach or lettuce... fix them up the way you want and enjoy!Print
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