Sweet Potato Sloppy Joes

Total Time: 35 Minutes


4 medium sweet potatoes

1 lb ground turkey (99% lean)

1/3 cup chopped carrot

1/3 cup chopped onion

1/2 red bell pepper (chopped)

1 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar

1/2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

8 oz can tomato sauce

2 teaspoons tomato paste

1. Cook the sweet potatoes in the oven at 425F for about 45 minutes, or until tender. (Cook in the microwave for 5-7 minutes if you do not have enough time.)

2. Cook the ground turkey in a skillet on the stove on medium heat. After a few minutes, add the onion, garlic, carrots, and red peppers to the skillet.

3. Reduce heat to medium and add red wine vinegar and Worcestershire sauce and cook for 2-3 minutes.

4. Add tomato sauce and paste and reduce heat for 5 minutes.

5. Cut the sweet potatoes open and scoop 1/2 cup of ground turkey mixture to each sweet potato.