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.
Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
Nonstick cooking spray
1 pound very lean ground chicken breast, such as Smart Chicken® 99% lean
¼ cup chopped green sweet pepper
1 (15 ounce) can sloppy joe sauce, such as Full Circle™ brand
2 teaspoons packed brown sugar (see Tip)
6 80-calorie wheat buns, such as Sara Lee® Delightful™ brand, toasted
1 unpeeled apple, cored and thinly sliced into rings
9 stalks celery, cut into sticks
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.
Place apple slices on bun bottoms. Top with meat and bun tops. Serve with celery sticks.
Tip: If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda® 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).