Sloppy Turkey and Veggie Sandwiches

These slimmed-down sloppy joes are topped with a tangy Greek yogurt and goat cheese sauce. Try these quick and easy sandwiches for a dinner that will please picky eaters and dieters alike.

Sloppy Turkey Veggie Sandwiches
Photo: Scott Little
Start To Finish Time:
25 mins


  • 8 ounce uncooked ground turkey breast

  • 2 cup chopped fresh cremini or button mushrooms

  • ¾ cup chopped yellow or green sweet pepper (1 medium)

  • ½ cup chopped onion (1 medium)

  • 1 14.5 ounce can no-salt-added diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, undrained

  • 6 whole wheat hamburger buns, split and toasted

  • 1 recipe Goat Cheese-Yogurt Sauce

Goat Cheese-Yogurt Sauce

  • 4 ounce soft goat cheese (chèvre), softened

  • ¼ cup snipped fresh chives

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 6 ounce plain fat-free Greek yogurt


  1. In a large nonstick skillet cook turkey, mushrooms, sweet pepper, and onion over medium heat until turkey is browned and vegetables are tender, using a wooden spoon to break up meat as it cooks. Stir in tomatoes. Cook over medium-low heat for 5 minutes to blend flavors, stirring occasionally.

  2. Place bun bottoms on serving plates. Divide meat mixture among bun bottoms. Spoon Goat Cheese-Yogurt Sauce over meat mixture. Top with bun tops.

Goat Cheese-Yogurt Sauce

  1. In a small bowl combine goat cheese, chives, garlic, salt, and pepper. Gradually stir in yogurt until smooth. Makes about 1-1/4 cups.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

263 Calories
5g Fat
32g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 263
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 392mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 18.3mg 92%
Calcium 171.6mg 13%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 263mg 6%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*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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