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Quick BBQ Turkey Sandwiches

quick bbq turkey sandwiches
  • (1 lb.) lean ground turkey
  • (1/2 cup) onion, chopped
  • (1/2 cup) green pepper, chopped
  • (6 oz. can) tomato paste
  • (6 oz. can) unsweetened pineapple juice
  • (1/4 cup) water
  • (2 tsp.) Dijon mustard
  • (1/2 tsp.) garlic powder
  • (1/2 tsp.) salt
  • (1/8 tsp.) pepper
  • (6) whole wheat hamburger buns, split and toasted

Quick BBQ Turkey Sandwiches

Whole-wheat buns topped with a mixture of lean ground turkey simmered in a sweet pineapple and tomato sauce.

Preparation Time
About 10 minutes
Cook Time
About 35 minutes


  1. 1Spray a large saucepan with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Add turkey, onion and green pepper. Cook until meat is browned, stirring often. Drain.

  2. 2Add tomato paste, pineapple juice, water, mustard, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 20-30 minutes to thicken sauce.

  3. 3Top each bun with 1/3 cup mixture and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 sandwich

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 280
  • Total Fat 8 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 34 g
  • Protein 18 g
  • Cholesterol 60 mg
  • Sodium 538 mg
  • Fiber 6 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Sandwiches and Burgers

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Poultry

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.