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Turkey sloppy Joes

Total Time
50 min
20 min
30 min
Sloppy Joes are a traditional Northern American hamburger that’s has been flavoured and seasoned with tomatoes and spices. This version has toasted bread rolls topped with a turkey mince mixture of carrots, celery and Mexican spices.


Orange sweet potato (kumara)

400 g, cut into 2cm cubes

Chilli powder

½ tsp

Olive oil

1 tbs

Brown onion

1 small, finely chopped


1 small, coarsely grated


1 stick(s), finely chopped

Turkey breast mince

500 g

Tomato paste

2 tbs

Salt reduced chicken stock

1 cup(s), (250ml)

Canned diced tomatoes

400 g

Worcestershire sauce

1 tbs

Wholemeal bread roll

2 medium, (Buy 2 x50g)

Light cheddar cheese

50 g, tasty

Fresh coriander

2 tbs, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C and line a baking tray with baking paper. Arrange sweet potato in a single layer on prepared tray. Lightly sprinkle with chilli powder and lightly spray with oil. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown and tender.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large deep non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook onion, carrot and celery, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add mince and cook, breaking up lumps with a wooden spoon, for 5 minutes or until browned.
  3. Add tomato paste and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Stir in stock, tomato and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to the boil then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes or until liquid has reduced and thickened.
  4. Halve rolls horizontally and lightly toast each side. Place on 4 serving plates, cut-side up, and top with mince mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and coriander. Serve with roasted sweet potato.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Thinly sliced iceberg lettuce and red onion tossed in lemon juice. TIP: Add chopped fresh chilli to the mince mixture for a bit more spice.