Turkey Sloppy Joes

Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 carrots, coarsely grated (2 cups)
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 3/4 lb. ground turkey (93% lean, dark meat)
  • 1 can (28 oz.) crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp. dark-brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger rolls, split
In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium; add carrots, onion, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 4 to 5 minutes.
 
Add tomato paste and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add turkey; cook, breaking up meat with a spoon, until no longer pink, 4 to 5 minutes.
 
Add tomatoes, sugar, vinegar, and Worcestershire sauce. Cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened, 12 to 14 minutes. Serve on whole-wheat rolls.
 
by The Savvy Kitchen
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