Easy Turkey Sloppy Joes

Portions:
6

Serving Size:
1/6 recipe on 1 hamburger bun

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup red onion
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey, 7% fat
  • 1 tablespoon Mrs. Dash® Chicken Grilling Blend seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup low-sodium tomato sauce
  • 6 hamburger buns

Preparation

  1. Chop onion and bell pepper.
  2. Place in a large skillet with turkey and cook over medium high heat until turkey is cooked through.  Do not drain.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the Mrs. Dash® seasoning, sugar, Worcestershire sauce and tomato sauce.
  4. Add seasonings to the turkey mixture. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Divide into 6 portions and serve on hamburger buns.

Helpful hints

  • Lean ground beef may be substituted for ground turkey. Drain the fat after browning the beef in preparation step one.
  • To save time, use frozen chopped onions and bell pepper.
  • For a lower-protein diet, reduce turkey to 1 pound or portion can be adjusted according to your diet plan. 

Nutrients per serving

Calories 290

Protein 24 g

Carbohydrates 28 g

Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 58 mg

Sodium 288 mg

Potassium 513 mg

Phosphorus 237 mg

Calcium 86 mg

Fiber 1.8 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 2 starch
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium 

Carbohydrate choices

2

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Try the tangy kidney-friendly recipe for Lemonade or Limeade Base on your next picnic.

10 SERVINGS

Cucumber-Lemon Flavored Water

Water is one of the healthiest beverages for kidney patients--but nobody says it has to be plain and tasteless! Try Cucumber-Lemon Flavored Water, one...

10 SERVINGS

Egg in a Hole

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day because it starts your body off with essential energy first thing in the morning. Colleen,DaVita renal...

1 SERVINGS

Day-after Thanksgiving Turkey Panini

DaVita renal dietitian Erica from Wisconsin offers her recipe for Day-after Thanksgiving Turkey Panini You don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to tr...

1 SERVINGS

Spicy Summer Vegetable Blend

Spicy Summer Vegetable Blend is a kidney-friendly recipe with a kick.

4 SERVINGS

All American Meatloaf

Joyce, a DaVita dietitian from Michigan, shares her nutrition expertise and an all-time, all-American favorite recipe for her kidney-friendly All Amer...

6 SERVINGS

Easy Chicken and Pasta Dinner

Easy is a word most of us want to see on a new recipe. Chicken and pasta are two foods that combine to make a tasty meal. DaVita dialysis patient, Mic...

2 SERVINGS

Chipotle-Glazed Mini Meat Loaves

These meat loaves have a spicy twist with a chipotle chili powder glaze. Made in individual portions, Chipotle Glazed mini Meat Loaves are easy to mak...

2 SERVINGS

Herb-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

DaVita dietitian, Heather from Georgia, enjoys spending time in the kitchen coming up with delicious kidney-friendly recipes for her patients to enjoy...

7 SERVINGS

Fabulous Hot Cocoa

Expand your culinary repertoire with a new idea for a beverage. DaVita dietitian, Lynn from Maryland, says you can make any moment more enjoyable with...

1 SERVINGS

Broiled Cod with Cucumber Sauce

Broiled Cod with Cucumber Sauce combines cod and lemon with a refreshing sauce made with cucumber, yogurt, mayo and fresh dill.

2 SERVINGS

High Protein JELL-O® Cubes

Add more protein in the dialysis diet by mixing JELL-O® and protein powder. A nice alternative to protein shakes, this kidney-friendly recipe for High...

4 SERVINGS

Roasted Garlic Heads

So many recipes call for garlic--why not roast several heads to have soft, caramelized garlic ready to use? This Roasted Garlic Heads recipe is kidney...

20 SERVINGS

Halibut with Lemon Caper Sauce (low protein)

Halibut with Lemon Caper Sauce Lower Protein is your ticket to a yummy and kidney-friendly dinner.

4 SERVINGS

Microwave High Protein Rice Crispy Treats

Sweet, buttery and crunchy--that's how patients describe these yummy Microwave High Protein Rice Krispy Treats from DaVita dietitian Kristen in New Je...

12 SERVINGS

Tuna Noodle Casserole for Two

Tuna Noodle Casserole for Two is a one-dish meal that is easy to make and tasty. Save the leftover portion for the next day or freeze for a quick meal...

2 SERVINGS

Curried Onion and Garlic Seasoning

Curry powder is the secret ingredient that sets this salt-free seasoning blend apart from other seasonings.

30 SERVINGS

Tasty Chicken Patties

DaVita renal dietitian Melanie from Ohio shares her recipe for kidney-friendly Tasty Chicken Patties, an excellent alternative to salmon or tuna patti...

6 SERVINGS

Creamy Cucumber Spread

A DaVita dietitian from Alabama shares a light and refreshing appetizer that's perfect to beat the heat. Creamy Cucumber Spread will make your mouth w...

8 SERVINGS

Creamy Vinaigrette Dressing

Looking for a dressing that's thick and delicious? Try the kidney-friendly recipe Creamy Vinaigrette Dressing on the next salad you make.

7 SERVINGS

Mexican Seasoning

Mexican Seasoning is a kidney-friendly recipe that can be put on beef, chicken, pork or seafood.

8 SERVINGS

Breakfast Burrito

A kidney-friendly take on a morning classic, the Breakfast Burrito will keep you satisfied all the way to lunch time.

2 SERVINGS

Cucumber and Radish Salad

Enjoy the crispy crunch of cucumbers and radishes complemented with a creamy vinegar sauce. This kidney-friendly dish adds extra flavor to lunch or di...

4 SERVINGS

Spaghetti-Basil Frittata

Choose any meal to serve Spaghetti-Basil Frittata. Made with whole wheat pasta, this low- sodium kidney-friendly dish adds fiber and texture to the tr...

4 SERVINGS

Quick and Easy Chicken Stir-Fry

DaVita renal dietitian Samantha from Pennsylvania shares her delicious and kidney-friendly recipe for Quick and Easy Stir-Fry Chicken so you can enjoy...

4 SERVINGS

Honey-Ginger Dressing

Five ingredients and five minutes--that's all it takes to create this fabulous low-sodium Honey-Ginger Dressing.

6 SERVINGS

Red Wine Vinaigrette Asparagus

Enjoy this kidney-friendly recipe for Red Wine Vinaigrette Asparagus at your next weekend dinner.

8 SERVINGS

Jackie’s Corn Bread Muffins

DaVita renal dietitian Jackie from North Carolina has put her own spin on Corn Bread Muffins with a recipe that offers just a hint of sweetness, thank...

12 SERVINGS

Cool ‘n’ Crunchy Chicken Salad

What better recipe to make on a hot summer day than the kidney-friendly Cool 'n' Crunchy Chicken Salad?

6 SERVINGS

Spiced Eggnog

For the holidays, try something a little different like the kidney-friendly recipe for Spiced Eggnog.

6 SERVINGS

Elegant and Easy Lemon Rice with Vegetables

The description for this kidney-friendly recipe is all in the name: Elegant and Easy Lemon Rice with Vegetables.

5 SERVINGS

Honey-Maple Trail Mix

A DaVita dietitian shares a kidney-friendly snack that is both nutritious and delicious: Honey-Maple Snack Mix.

24 SERVINGS

Egg Muffins

Egg Muffins are the perfect choice for an easy, high protein breakfast on the road. DaVita renal dietitian Christine serves these yummy muffins to her...

8 SERVINGS

Heavenly Challah

Challah is a simple yeast bread served on the Sabbath and Jewish holidays. Try Maryam's Heavenly Challah. It's so good it definitely lives up to it's ...

32 SERVINGS

Strawberry and Goat Cheese Spring Salad

Sweet fresh strawberries and goat cheese combine with balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil to make a healthy, delicious spring salad. Strawberr...

4 SERVINGS

Broccoli and Beef Stir-Fry

Now you can enjoy Chinese restaurant-style dinner at home thanks to DaVita dietitian Trisha and her kidney-friendly version of Broccoli and Beef Stir-...

4 SERVINGS

Honey Spice Rubbed Salmon

Try a tasty Honey Spice-Rubbed Salmon for dinner and you'll want to have it again for lunch the next day. This flavorful and kidney-friendly recipe is...

4 SERVINGS

Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera is a perfect kidney-friendly recipe to make for a large group.

6 SERVINGS

Hawaiian Chicken Salad Sandwich

You don't have to travel to Hawaii to get a taste of the islands. Linda, a DaVita dietitian from Michigan, created Hawaiian Chicken Salad Sandwich, a ...

4 SERVINGS

Quick and Easy Ground Beef Soup

Your next kidney-friendly meal is only four easy steps away with Quick and Easy Ground Beef Soup. This combination of mixed vegetables, beef and rice ...

6 SERVINGS

Pineapple Salsa

Most people hear "salsa" and automatically think tomato salsa, but really, salsa is a spicy sauce that can be created with any fresh vegetable or frui...

16 SERVINGS

Grilled Multicolored Peppers and Onions

This colorful combination of bell peppers and onions can be grilled together and served with a grilled protein source of your choice. Flavorful, color...

4 SERVINGS

Lemonade or Limeade Base

Try the tangy kidney-friendly recipe for Lemonade or Limeade Base on your next picnic.

10 SERVINGS

Triple Berry Protein Parfait

Besides being delicious, berries are loaded with powerful antioxidants that help strengthen the immune system and ward off disease. Accordingly, the k...

2 SERVINGS

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