Barbecue Turkey Wedges

Barbecue turkey wedges
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
15 mins
Slow Cook Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
15 mins
2 pita wedges and 3 tablespoons turkey mixture per serving


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey

  • ¾ cup finely chopped red onion

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 14.5 ounce can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained

  • cup bottled barbecue sauce

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • ½ small cucumber, seeded and chopped (1/2 cup)

  • 1 recipe Pita Wedges

Pita Wedges

  • 2 6 inch whole wheat pita rounds


  1. Coat a large unheated skillet with cooking spray. Cook turkey, 1/2 cup of the onion, and the garlic in skillet over medium-high heat for 5 to 8 minutes or until turkey is brown and onion is tender, stirring frequently. Drain fat.

  2. Stir in tomatoes, barbecue sauce, and pepper; heat through. Transfer mixture to a 1 1/2- or 2-quart slow cooker. Cover and keep warm on the keep-warm setting for up to 2 hours.

  3. Just before serving, sprinkle turkey mixture in cooker with remaining chopped onion and cucumber. Serve turkey mixture with Pita Wedges.

Pita Wedges

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Split pita bread rounds in half horizontally. Cut each half into eight wedges. Arrange wedges in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp; let cool.

For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

80 Calories
2g Fat
8g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 80
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 131mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 2.4mg 12%
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 40mg 1%
Folate, total 4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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