Recipe of the Month

Elevated Sloppy Joe
Elevated Sloppy Joe


  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 lbs lean ground turkey
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 16 oz tomato puree (1 can)
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup each grated zucchini and carrot
  • Lemon wedges, fresh chopped parsley and purple cabbage for garnish


  1. Saute ground turkey and olive oil for 3 minutes, using a spatula to break up the meat.
  2. Add onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder, tomato puree, mushrooms, zucchini, carrots, ketchup, soy sauce, and brown sugar. Stir to combine.
  3. Simmer on low for 40-45 minutes.
  4. Serve on soft rolls, garnish with parsley and lemon wedges.

Recipe from The Healthy Meal Prep Instant Pot Cookbook by Carrie Forrest