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Sloppy Jane meat recipe with ground turkey, onions and spices on a sesame seed covered roll

Sloppy Jane Sandwiches

Our Sloppy Jane recipe is a healthy cross between chili and Sloppy Joes that makes great sandwiches.  This is a hearty sandwich is made with ground turkey or ground chicken so it is lighter and lower in calories. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Sloppy Jane Sandwiches
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 sandwiches
Calories 289kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup onion chopped
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 8 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 4 hamburger buns, buttered and toasted


  • Heat oil over medium heat in a large skillet.  Add the onion and stir often until softened; about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the turkey.  Use spoon or spatula to break up into small pieces and cook for about 5 minutes until the meat is no longer pink.
  • Add the remaining ingredients, reduce heat to low and cook until the flavors are blended, about 10 minutes.


Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 609mg | Potassium: 639mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 422IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 4mg