This is a great way to use that leftover turkey after the holidays. It's even better the next day. My mother handed this down, and it has always been a family favorite. We usually have this barbeque on a roll.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Place onion, celery, and green pepper in the skillet, and cook 5 minutes. Mix in the ketchup, brown sugar, chili powder, and Worcestershire sauce. Season with salt. Cook over low heat until bubbly. Stir in the turkey, cover, and simmer 30 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

306.7 calories; 28.6 g protein; 20.1 g carbohydrates; 91.3 mg cholesterol; 619.2 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
12/29/2007
THIS ROCKED!! What a refreshing change for leftover turkey. By about the 3rd day of leftover turkey you want something that doesn't taste like turkey and this is it. I served it over leftover hot dog buns that I buttered and turned into garlic bread. It tasted tangy and a good BBQ flavor. My husband LOVED it and wants to make another batch with the rest of the leftover turkey to freeze for another time. I will cook this anytime I have leftover turkey! Read More
(14)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
12/05/2007
A lot tastier than I expected it to be but it was pretty dry. Read More
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27 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
12/29/2007
THIS ROCKED!! What a refreshing change for leftover turkey. By about the 3rd day of leftover turkey you want something that doesn't taste like turkey and this is it. I served it over leftover hot dog buns that I buttered and turned into garlic bread. It tasted tangy and a good BBQ flavor. My husband LOVED it and wants to make another batch with the rest of the leftover turkey to freeze for another time. I will cook this anytime I have leftover turkey! Read More
(14)
Rating: 5 stars
12/29/2007
THIS ROCKED!! What a refreshing change for leftover turkey. By about the 3rd day of leftover turkey you want something that doesn't taste like turkey and this is it. I served it over leftover hot dog buns that I buttered and turned into garlic bread. It tasted tangy and a good BBQ flavor. My husband LOVED it and wants to make another batch with the rest of the leftover turkey to freeze for another time. I will cook this anytime I have leftover turkey! Read More
(14)
Rating: 4 stars
03/09/2006
Great idea for leftover turkey an easy meal indeed! I like my bbq meat really saucy so I needed to double the sauce part in order to get the desired consistency. I also added a splash of red wind vinegar and some thyme and sage (always a must w/turkey). Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/30/2006
This was surprisingly tasty. I made a few minor tweeks and doubled the sauce reduced the worcestershire to half of what it calls for and added 3/4 cup of vinegar for some tang. Very good with these modifications...at least to my taste. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/11/2005
This seemed almost like BBQ shredded beef. Good flavor. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/23/2010
This was awesome! A great way to use leftover turkey without feeling like you're eating leftovers. I added a couple tablespoons of red wine vinegar because I love the flavour it adds to barbeque sauce. I served them in whole wheat pitas with spinach and some grated cheese. Thanks for the recipe Katie. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/02/2009
This was better than I thought. I used about half the butter to cook the onion and celery. Didn't have green pepper either. Also I only simmered for about half the time. I think I may try this with cooked chicken too. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/10/2011
This was pretty good. The sauce had a nice flavor. The only thing I changed was no celery and I added about 1/4 cup water. I would have liked more sauce for the 4 cups turkey though. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2010
I used red bell pepper -- but otherwise did not change a thing. We really liked it -- maybe I'll try it with ground turkey or beef as a sloppy Joe. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
12/05/2007
A lot tastier than I expected it to be but it was pretty dry. Read More
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