sloppy joes.

taken from the eating for life cookbook


  • 1 lb lean ground turkey or lean ground beef (i used ground beef)
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup low sugar BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 cup of low sugar ketchup
  • 1 can (8 oz) of no salt added tomato sauce
  • chili powder to taste
  • tobasco sauce to taste
  • bibb lettuce
  • whole wheat buns or pita pockets


  1. combine meat, onion and black pepper in a skillet until meat is no longer pink.
  2. add ketchup, bbq sauce and tomato sauce, stir well.
  3. add tobasco and chili powder, stir well.
  4. serve atop a leaf of bibb lettuce on a whole wheat bun or in a pita pocket.

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Erica March 13, 2011 at 4:51 pm

Made these tonight! Posting about them tomorrow- so yummy!


Jessica July 14, 2011 at 7:05 pm

Made these tonight….LOVED the recipe!! Tastes like the canned stuff but better! I’ve had homemade sloppy joes before (someone else’s recipe) and was let down. These were so good…so fresh and tangy and sweet and oniony…yummy. Thanks for sharing!


Margaret January 13, 2013 at 11:32 am

I made this and it was delicious. My boyfriend (mr. anti-healthy food) LOVED them. A very good introduction to healthy eating for those who shy against it.


Janetha January 13, 2013 at 7:41 pm

OH, I am happy to hear he liked it! Thanks for the feedback!


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