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Healthy Turkey Sloppy Joes

Healthy Turkey Sloppy Joes Recipe (Instant Pot & Stovetop Instructions) - a classic saucy sloppy joe recipe, with simple healthy ingredients and no added sugar. A family favorite, perfect for weeknight meals and serving a crowd.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy sloppy joes, instant pot sloppy joes, turkey sloppy joes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 180kcal
Author: Nikki



  • Warm the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the turkey, breaking it up into small bits, and cook, stirring, for 5-6 minutes, or until fully browned.
  • Add the ketchup, vinegar, honey, garlic powder, and cloves. Stir well.
  • Bring the mixture to a low simmer and continue to cook until your desired consistency is reached, about 15 minutes. Taste and season with salt and pepper if desired.

Instant Pot Instructions

  • Add the oil to the pot and warm using the Sauté mode. Add the ground turkey and cook until browned.
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir well. Lock the lid and set the pot for 4 minutes on Manual mode.
  • Quick release pressure when cycle is complete. Serve!


Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 331mg | Potassium: 436mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 182IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg