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Tangy Buffalo Sloppy Joes


Tangy Buffalo Sloppy Joes

Lean ground turkey makes this a lighter sloppy joe than the standard ground beef version. A hefty splash of hot sauce and optional blue cheese provide an authentic Buffalo-style flavor.—Maria Regakis, Somerville, Massachusetts

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

2  pounds extra-lean ground turkey
2  celery ribs, chopped
1  medium onion, chopped tangy-buffalo-sloppy-joes.jpg
1 medium carrot, grated
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup Louisiana-style hot sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2  teaspoon Taste of Home - Great Flavors Turkey Stock Concentrate
1/4  teaspoon pepper
8  hamburger buns, split
Crumbled blue cheese, optional

Cook the first five ingredients in a Dutch oven over medium heat until turkey is no longer pink. Stir in the tomato sauce, water, hot sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, turkey concentrate and pepper; heat through.
   Serve on buns; sprinkle with cheese if desired. Yield: 8 servings.