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Super Sloppy Joe's

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By Kim Galeaz

Comfort food can be good for you. You'll never miss the salt with all these extra spices and seasonings. Tomato sauce provides a boost of antioxidants vitamin A and vitamin C. For extra nutrients and fiber, serve Super Sloppy Joe's on whole-wheat or whole-grain buns instead of white refined buns.

Makes 6 sandwiches (6 servings, about ½ cup meat mixture per serving)


2 teaspoons canola oil
1 pound extra-lean ground turkey breast, uncooked
1 2/3 cups onion, chopped
1 tablespoon garlic, finely minced
1 can (15 ounces) no-salt-added tomato sauce
½ cup bottled chili sauce
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon black pepper
4-6 drops hot red pepper sauce
6 whole-wheat or mixed whole-grain hamburger buns


1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.

2. Add turkey, onion and garlic and cook until meat is browned and onion is tender.

3. Stir in tomato sauce and all remaining ingredients.

4. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for five minutes.

5. Serve on whole-wheat hamburger buns.

Nutrition information (per serving)

Calories: 335
Protein: 24g (28%)
Carbohydrates: 48g (57%)
Fat: 5.5g (15%)
Saturated Fat: 1g (3%)
Cholesterol: 30g
Sodium: 488mg
Calcium: 45mg
Iron: 3.5mg
Vitamin A: 540 IU
Vitamin C: 17mg
Fiber: 5g

Kim Galeaz is an Indianapolis-based registered dietitian and owner of Galeaz Food & Nutrition Communications. As a freelance culinary-nutrition consultant, she has worked with many companies, including The Coca-Cola Company, The Kroger Company and Weider Publications, to help position and promote smart and healthy food, beverage and lifestyle choices.

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