Healthy Homemade Sloppy Joes

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I came across the following pin the other day while looking on Pinterest.


Um, YU-UM!  I looked in the fridge to see what I had on hand and looked over the recipe to see what types of substitutions I could make, and how I could incorporate more veggies.  I ended up with a really great sloppy joe recipe that is really good for you!



  • 1.5 lbs. ground turkey
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup homemade ketchup (recipe here)
  • 1 Tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 2 Tbsp. Coconut Aminos
  • sea salt to taste


1.) Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium heat.  Add the onion, and cook for 5 minutes.

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2.) Add the peppers, and celery and cook for 2 more minutes.

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3.) Add the ground turkey and cook until turkey is completely cooked through (about 7-10 minutes)

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4.) While the turkey burger is cooking, add the tomatoes, ketchup, coconut amin0s, mustard, honey, and sea salt to a bowl.  Stir to combine.

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5.) Add the tomato mixture to the pan and cook till warmed through (about 3-5 minutes.

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6.) Spoon out of the pan onto a homemade gluten free hamburger bun, or enjoy by itself.

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Enjoy! 🙂

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