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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 244.1
  • Total Fat: 6.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 53.3 mg
  • Sodium: 1,118.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 19.9 g

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Turkey/Veggie Pita Joes

Submitted by: TSCHECTER

Introduction

We love Sloppy Joes here, but that is a way too fatty meal for trying to lose weight... So, in the spirit of fresh and healthy Eating, the Turkey/Veggie Pita Joe was born. We love Sloppy Joes here, but that is a way too fatty meal for trying to lose weight... So, in the spirit of fresh and healthy Eating, the Turkey/Veggie Pita Joe was born.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    * *Turkey, Ground turkey, 93% lean, 16 oz
    * Mushrooms, fresh, 85 grams
    * Garlic, 3 cloves
    * Onions, raw, 1 medium (2-1/2" dia)
    * Carrots, raw, 1 medium
    * Plum Tomatoes, 2
    * Tomato Paste, 1 can (6 oz)
    * Durkee Sloppy Joe Seasoning, 1 package
    * *Sahara pita bread 100% whole wheat, 6 serving
    * Water, tap, 1.25 cup (8 fl oz)
    * Cooking spray

Directions

Chop all veggies fairly finely, except tomatoes. spray bottom of a large saute pan with coking spray, add chopped veggies to pan, cover, and turn on medium heat. Shake every now and then but do not remove lid. This will steam veggies to a nice consistency.

Chop tomatoes in large chunks. Add Tomatoes to pan, cover, allow tomatoes to mingle with other veggies.

Remove all veggies to a bowl. add Turkey to pan. Brown.

add the veggies to the cooked turkey, add seasoning, water, and tomato paste. Follow instructions on seasoning packet.

To Serve, slice pitas in half, Fill each half with the meat/veggie mix. 2 halves equal 1 serving.

Serves 6.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TSCHECTER.






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