One-Pot Wednesdays: Healthy Joes

Today's one-pot meal comes to us from the new Fix-It and Enjoy-It! Healthy Cookbook, by Phyllis Pellman Good.

Have you ever made Healthy Joes?

It's inspired by the traditional sloppy joe (always a kid favorite!), but this version has a few veggies mixed in.


Healthy Joes From Fix-It and Enjoy-It Healthy Cookbook

(Makes 4 servings)

3/4 lb. lean ground pork loin or lean ground turkey

1 cup chopped onion

1 medium bell sweet pepper, chopped

1.5 cups diced tomatoes, no salt added, undrained

1 medium zucchini, shredded, optional

1 Tbsp. chili powder

1 tsp. paprika

1/2 tsp. minced garlic

pepper to taste

3 tablespoons tomato paste

4 whole wheat hamburger buns

1. In large skillet, cook ground pork, onion, and bell pepper until meat is brown and onion is tender. Drain off drippings.

2. Stir in diced tomatoes, zucchini if you wish, chili powder, paprika, garlic, and pepper. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat.

3. Add tomato paste to thicken. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.

4. Spoon mixture into buns and enjoy. 

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