Healthy Sloppy Joes


2 TSP olive oil
1 small uncooked onion, chopped
2 ribs uncooked celery, chopped
1 uncooked bell pepper, chopped
1 LB uncooked ground turkey breast
1 TBSP chili powder
2 TSP dried basil
1/2 TSP table salt
1/4 TSP black pepper
1/8 TSP cayenne pepper
20 oz canned crushed tomatoes in tomato puree
1/4 cup ketchup
1 TBSP Dijon mustard
1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
8 hamburger rolls


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion, celery and bell pepper and sauté until tender, 3 minutes. Add turkey and sauté until browned, breaking up the meat as it cooks, 5 minutes. Add chili powder, basil, salt, black pepper and cayenne; stir to coat. Add crushed tomatoes, ketchup and mustard; mix well.
  3. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat, partially cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes.
  4. Stir in corn and simmer 2 minutes to heat through. Spoon mixture onto rolls and serve hot.

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