A sloppy joe is typically made with ground beef and a spicy tomato sauce, but not this one! This makeover sandwich combines lean ground chicken breast with green peppers, and is topped with sweet apple slices.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Coat a 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Add ground chicken and green pepper to skillet and cook over medium-high until meat is browned and pepper is tender, breaking up meat as it cooks. Stir in the sloppy joe sauce and brown sugar; heat through.

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  • Place apple slices on bun bottoms. Top with meat and bun tops. Serve with celery sticks.

Tips

Tip: If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda(R) Brown Sugar Blend for Baking. Use 2 tsp. Equivalent. Nutrition Per Serving with Substitute: Same as below, except cal. 230, carb. 31 g (12 g sugars).

Nutrition Facts

232 calories; protein 26.1g 52% DV; carbohydrates 31.5g 10% DV; dietary fiber 11.1g 45% DV; sugars 13.1g; fat 2.6g 4% DV; saturated fat 0.1g; cholesterol 62.2mg 21% DV; vitamin a iu 317.6IU 6% DV; vitamin c 14.9mg 25% DV; folate 23.1mcg 6% DV; calcium 167.6mg 17% DV; iron 3.7mg 21% DV; magnesium 8.9mg 3% DV; potassium 201.4mg 6% DV; sodium 429.6mg 17% DV.