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Spicy Turkey Sloppy Joes

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"This twist on the classic comfort food makes for a yummy dinner and can make even the pickiest eater happy! Leave the spicy peppers out for a lower heat option! Make extra for leftovers, or freeze them for a quick night's dinner!"
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50 m servings 347
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 sandwiches)


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  1. Cook and stir ground turkey, onions, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, serrano chile pepper, fresh chile pepper, and garlic in a large skillet over medium heat until the turkey is no longer pink, about 10 minutes. Drain fat from the turkey mixture.
  2. Stir ketchup, barbeque sauce, cider vinegar, brown sugar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, Italian seasoning, onion powder, and black pepper into the turkey mixture. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer until the vegetables are completely softened, about 20 minutes.
  3. Serve on split hamburger buns.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 347 calories; 8.3 49.2 20.1 56 1009 Full nutrition

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This was very good, I will definitely make this again.

This was great! I will definitely make this again!

I have made this multiple times and it is great. But that picture of slop needs to go!The picture looks horrible.

this was FANTASTIC! The chopping takes a little time but it is a perfect family dinner! It was a big hit with both the veggie-picky husband and the voracious toddler :)

This is great with the best ratio of sweet and tangy. I am not that crazy about ground turkey but this recipe makes it good. Also - Glen B : TAKE YOUR PHOTO DOWN !IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE R...

Very good, can adjust seasonings as needed. The picture does not appear to match the recipe, however!

Loved it, great flavor and nice to have a serving of veggies in there. I excluded the hot stuff for the kids and it was still really good.

Pretty good! I used a little less turkey and added more vegetables. For the heat, I only had a couple small jalapenos on hand. The sauce was very good. Will be making this one again.

This is wonderful!