Sloppy Joe Turkey Skillet

One of the best tasting Turkey Sloppy Joe recipes you will ever make! Quick & Easy to make and crazy delicious!

Sloppy Joe Turkey Skillet

I love me some Sloppy Joes. I don’t care if its in a bun or in a casserole. There is something about the flavor that is addictive. And this Sloppy Joe Turkey Skillet recipe does not disappoint!

I think most of my foodie fans would agree because my Sloppy Joe Casserole is one of the most popular recipes on this blog! Wanna know something, I think this dish is better.

But I will let you be the judge of that. If a sandwich is more your style, take a moment and check out my Slow Cooker Sloppy Joe Sandwich recipe.

Now we all know there are probably a thousand ways to make sloppy joes. But how often do you come across a Sloppy Joe Turkey Skillet?

And I’m not quite sure why this particular recipe is everyone’s favorite but you need to try it! I especially like that this recipe uses turkey instead of beef. We have to try and eat as healthy as we can, right?

Sloppy Joe Turkey Skillet

Seriously, if there is one recipe you try on this site, I would recommend trying this one. My spouse says not only is this recipe a keeper but that I need to put it into our rotation of recipes we have on a regular basis.

Yes, it’s that good. Now while I served it with rice, you can easily substitute it for polenta or mashed potatoes or whatever tickles your fancy!

You will need the following ingredients to make this Sloppy Joe Turkey Skillet recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Canola oil, Lean Ground Turkey, Green Bell Pepper, Yellow Onion, Carrots, Garlic Cloves, Tomato Sauce, Brown Sugar, Apple Cider Vinegar, Pinto Beans, Paprika, Chili Powder, Ground Cumin, Kosher Salt, Cheddar Cheese and Green Onions.

  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add the ground turkey and cook until browned.
  2. Add the green bell pepper, yellow onion, carrot, and garlic to the skillet and stir to combine. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until the onion is translucent.
  3. Add the tomato sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, and seasoning to the skillet. Add the beans and stir to combine. Cook for 2 minutes or until heated through.
  4. Optionally, you can garnish with cheese and green onions

Printable Recipe Card

Sloppy Joe Turkey Skillet

Sloppy Joe Turkey Skillet

One of the best tasting Turkey Sloppy Joe recipes you will ever make! Quick & Easy to make and crazy delicious! 
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 303 kcal

Equipment

  • Skillet

Ingredients
 

  • 1 Tbsp Canola oil
  • 1 lbs Lean Ground Turkey
  • 1 med Green Bell Pepper, Finely Chopped
  • 1 med Yellow Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1 large Carrots, Shredded
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, Minced
  • 1 Cup Tomato Sauce
  • 3 Tbsp Light Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 15 oz Pinto Beans, Rinsed and Drained
  • 2 Tsp Paprika
  • 2 Tsp Chili Powder
  • 2 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 2 Tsp Kosher Salt
  • 2 oz Cheddar Cheese, Optional
  • 2 Tbsp Green Onions, Diced – Optional

Instructions
 

  • In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add the ground turkey and cook until browned. 
  • Add the green bell pepper, yellow onion, carrot, and garlic to the skillet and stir to combine. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until the onion is translucent.
  • Add the tomato sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, and seasoning to the skillet. Add the beans and stir to combine. Cook for 2 minutes or until heated through.
  • Optionally, you can garnish with cheese and green onions

Nutrition

Calories: 303kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 28gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 1115mgPotassium: 831mgFiber: 8gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 3040IUVitamin C: 22.1mgCalcium: 136mgIron: 3.5mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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  1. Claire says:

    This sloppy joe turkey skillet was excellent. The taste was excellent and my family loved it. Thanks to the chef for posting this recipe.