Dad’s Sloppy Turkey Sandwich

Kids will love this healthy upgrade of a classic camp favorite.

Ingredients:

  • ½ tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ½ red onion, diced
  • 1 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 celery, diced
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon iodized table salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup BBQ sauce
  • ½ cup chunky marinara pasta sauce
  • 19.2 ounces 93% lean fresh ground turkey

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Directions:

  1. In a large sauté pan, heat vegetable oil over medium heat. Sauté onion, carrot and celery until softened, about 8 minutes. Add zucchini and red pepper and continue cooking until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in tomato paste and cook for 30 seconds. Add spices, stir until fragrant. Transfer vegetable mixture to a blender along with barbecue sauce and chunky marinara. Blend until smooth.
  3. In a large sauté pan, over medium heat, cook ground turkey, about 10 minutes. Stir in sauce, bring to a boil and lower to a simmer. Continue cooking for 10 minutes.
  4. Serve with hamburger buns, or over rice or mashed potatoes.

Recipe courtesy of the ALDI test kitchen. Visit ALDI.us for more kid-friendly recipes!

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