• 2 tsp canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey breast
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup catsup
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet and sauté the onion and bell pepper until translucent. Add the turkey and cook about 5 minutes. Drain off any fat.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Simmer 15 minutes and serve on buns.
  3. To reduce the sodium content of this recipe, use salt-free tomato sauce.

    Serving size: 1/2 cup

Recipe Yield: Yield: 4 servings

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Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 239
Fat: 6 grams
Sodium: 787 milligrams
Cholesterol: 68 milligrams
Protein: 27 grams
Carbohydrates: 21 grams

Diabetic Exchanges

1 Starch; 3 Very Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable

Book Title: The New Soul Food Cookbook for People with Diabetes

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