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Slow Cooker Spicy Ground Turkey Sloppy Joes

It only takes 35 minutes or less to prep these sloppy Joe ingredients for the slow cooker.  Then go about your day, let the slow cooker do the rest and you’ll be in for a real treat because these sweet and spicy sloppy Joes taste amazing especially when served in a soft roll.  Seconds are definitely in order.

The slow cooker is such a helper in the kitchen and can be used year-round to make delicious meals.

In the summer I especially like to use a slow cooker because it doesn’t heat up the kitchen like an oven does.

After making a delicious meal in a slow cooker, so often when it’s late in the eve and I’m too tired to clean that big old slow cooker pot, I tell myself…

…this should really soak overnight before I clean it, and of course there’s no argument from me on the matter.  And there it sits on the counter only to greet me in the morning!

In this sloppy Joe recipe, I used ground turkey because I like how ground turkey soaks up the sauce and flavors in sloppy Joes.

To spice this recipe up, it has hot sauce and jalapenos.  yum.

Sloppy joes are so good when served on a super soft bun or roll.  In this recipe I used Hawaiian rolls but soft hamburger buns taste really good too.

So let’s check out the ingredients.

Cooked and browned ground turkey, green bell pepper, onion, garlic, jalapeno peppers (red or green), hot sauce, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, pepper, salt and water.

Here’s how to make it.

For the Ground Turkey:

Heat a large skillet on medium heat and add the ground turkey.

With a heat proof spatula, separate the ground turkey so that it’s not lumped together.

Stir as the ground turkey cooks.  Add pepper and…

…stir.

Continue cooking until the ground turkey is thoroughly cooked and it starts to brown around the edges of the meat.

For the Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes:

In the slow cooker pot, add cooked (and browned) ground turkey, chopped green bell pepper, chopped onion, chopped garlic, chopped jalapeno peppers, ketchup, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, pepper, salt and water.

Next,

stir together until the meat is coated with the ketchup mixture.

Cover with a lid and cook on the low setting for 6 hours.

When the sloppy Joes are done cooking, stir together.

Serve warm on soft buns or rolls.

Being true to its name, extra napkins may be required.

Dig in and…

…enjoy each and every bite.

Thank you so much for stopping by!

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Slow Cooker Spicy Ground Turkey Sloppy Joes

It only takes 35 minutes or less to prep these sloppy Joe ingredients for the slow cooker.  Then go about your day, let the slow cooker do the rest and you'll be in for a real treat because these sweet and spicy sloppy Joes taste amazing especially when served in a soft roll.  Seconds are definitely in order.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Sloppy Joes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
(Time to cook the ground turkey not included in total time) 20 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

For the Ground Turkey:

  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 4 dashes ground black pepper

For the Sloppy Joes:

  • Cooked and browned ground turkey
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper approx. 2 medium size green bell peppers
  • 1 cup chopped onion approx. 1 medium to large onion
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled and chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers (red or green) stems and seeds removed, chopped
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 2 cups water

Instructions

For the Ground Turkey:

  1. Heat a large skillet on medium heat and add the ground turkey.  With a heat proof spatula, separate the ground turkey so that it's not lumped together.  Add pepper and stir.

  2. Continue to cook until the ground turkey is thoroughly cooked and starts to brown around the edges of the meat (about 17 to 20 minutes).

For the Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes:

  1. In a slow cooker pot, add the cooked and browned ground turkey, bell pepper, onion, garlic, jalapenos, ketchup, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, pepper, salt and water.

  2. Mix all ingredients together until the meat is completely coated with the ketchup mixture.  Cover with a lid.

  3. Cook on the low setting for 6 hours.  When it's done cooking, stir together.

  4. Serve while warm on soft buns or rolls.

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