Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Total Time: 30 Minutes

Serves: 5 of ¾ cup




1-6 oz can of tomato paste

2/3 cup water

2 Tbs balsamic vinegar

1 Tbs molasses

2 Tbs Worcestershire sauce

2 tsb garlic powder

3 tsp onion powder

1 tsp liquid smoke

Turkey Joes:

1 lb ground turkey (93% lean)

1 cup green bell pepper, chopped

1 cup red onion, chopped

Salt & pepper to season

8 whole wheat buns, sandwich thins or ½ pitas (not included in the calorie count.



1.In a medium bowl, whisk together all of the sauce ingredients, set aside.

  1. heat a large non-stick skillet to medium heat, then add the peppers, onions and ground turkey. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Break up the ground turkey and continue to cook until turkey is cooked through. Stir in the sauce and heat through, check seasoning and add a little salt and/or pepper if necessary.
  2. Serve with sandwich things, buns, bread or ½ pitas, whatever floats your boat!