Recipe of the Week: 5.14.18

Sweet Potato Sloppy Joes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes

  • 1 lb ground turkey (99% lean)

  • 1/3 cup chopped carrot

  • 1/3 cup chopped onion

  • 1/2 red bell pepper (chopped)

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar

  • 1/2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

  • 8 oz can tomato sauce

  • 2 teaspoons tomato paste

Instructions:

  1. Cook the sweet potatoes in the oven at 425F for about 45 minutes, or until tender. (Cook in the microwave for 5-7 minutes if you do not have enough time.)

  2. Cook the ground turkey in a skillet on the stove on medium heat. After a few minutes, add the onion, garlic, carrots, and red peppers to the skillet.

  3. Reduce heat to medium and add red wine vinegar and Worcestershire sauce and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  4. Add tomato sauce and paste and reduce heat for 5 minutes.

  5. Cut the sweet potatoes open and scoop 1/2 cup of ground turkey mixture to each sweet potato.

  6. Enjoy!

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