How to Make the Perfect Sweet Potato Sloppy Joes

Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Very Healthy
Health score
64%
How to Make the Perfect Sweet Potato Sloppy Joes
40 min.
4
684kcal
42.01%sweetness
100%saltiness
17.04%sourness
14.14%bitterness
66.21%savoriness
65.43%fattiness
100%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 0.5 cup bell pepper diced
  • 0.5 cup bell pepper diced
  • clove garlic diced
  • 1.5 pounds pd of ground turkey lean
  • servings olive oil 
  • 0.5 cup onion diced
  • servings salt and pepper to taste
  • large sweet potatoes and into 
  • ounces tomato paste 
  • 14 ounces tomato sauce 
  • cup water 

Equipment

  • frying pan
  • oven
  • aluminum foil

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Pierce the sweet potatoes all over the skin with a fork. Rub the outside of the potatoes with olive oil and cover with foil.
  2. Bake in the oven for 1 hour until fully cooked.
  3. Brown the ground turkey in a skillet on medium heat. Once it's finished cooking, add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic.
  4. Mix well. Cook until the mixture is fully cooked and starts to crumble.
  5. Stir in the garlic, water, tomato paste, and tomato sauce. Stir until mixed well. Turn heat down to low and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Remove the sweet potatoes from the foil and slice down the middle. Mash up the insides with a fork and pour the sloppy joe mix over sweet potatoes.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Calories684kcal
Protein27.9%
Fat23.17%
Carbs48.93%

Properties

Glycemic Index
67.25
Glycemic Load
39.25
Inflammation Score
-10
Nutrition Score
47.342608695652%

Flavonoids

Apigenin
0.05mg
Luteolin
0.32mg
Isorhamnetin
1mg
Kaempferol
0.17mg
Myricetin
0.12mg
Quercetin
4.19mg

Taste

Sweetness:
42.01%
Saltiness:
100%
Sourness:
17.04%
Bitterness:
14.14%
Savoriness:
66.21%
Fattiness:
65.43%
Spiciness:
100%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:684.15kcal
34.21%
Fat:18.12g
27.88%
Saturated Fat:2.94g
18.35%
Carbohydrates:86.08g
28.69%
Net Carbohydrates:71.51g
26%
Sugar:25.34g
28.16%
Cholesterol:93.55mg
31.18%
Sodium:1279.45mg
55.63%
Protein:49.09g
98.19%
Vitamin A:50523.22IU
1010.46%
Vitamin B6:2.5mg
124.96%
Vitamin B3:21.09mg
105.46%
Vitamin C:73.81mg
89.47%
Potassium:2484.46mg
70.98%
Phosphorus:624.64mg
62.46%
Selenium:42.72µg
61.04%
Manganese:1.2mg
60.13%
Fiber:14.57g
58.28%
Vitamin B5:4.73mg
47.31%
Vitamin E:6.87mg
45.8%
Copper:0.91mg
45.37%
Magnesium:174.33mg
43.58%
Iron:5.9mg
32.77%
Vitamin B2:0.55mg
32.56%
Zinc:4.64mg
30.95%
Vitamin B1:0.45mg
30.05%
Vitamin K:24.09µg
22.94%
Folate:86µg
21.5%
Calcium:146.9mg
14.69%
Vitamin B12:0.87µg
14.46%
Vitamin D:0.68µg
4.54%
Source:Pink When