These easy one pan ground chicken sloppy joe’s are the perfect weeknight meal. They come together quickly, are made from simple ingredients and are fun for the whole family to eat! Plus, the ground chicken keeps them feeling light and lean, however you could use ground turkey or beef instead.

One Pan Ground Chicken Sloppy Joe’s – Healthyish Foods

Serve these Ground Chicken Sloppy Joe’s sandwiches with any of these side dish ideas!

How to Make One Pan Ground Chicken Sloppy Joe’s

Heat a large sauté pan over medium high heat. Add avocado oil to the pan. Once the oil is hot, add the ground chicken. Break the chicken down into small pieces and season with smoked paprika, cumin, salt, and a few turns of cracked black pepper.

Next, add the diced sweet onion, diced green bell pepper and minced garlic. Sauté for 3-4 minutes until the onions are softened. Next, reduce the heat to medium and add the tomato sauce, ketchup, light brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and Dijon mustard. Mix until well combined.

Once the sauce is well combined, add the whipped cream cheese. Mix until its fully melted into the chicken mixture. Pan fry your favorite bun with butter or olive oil in a pan. Once the bun is well toasted, add the chicken sloppy joe mixture. Enjoy!

One Pan Ground Chicken Sloppy Joe’s – Healthyish Foods

Storage

Store any leftover sloppy joe mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator for three to four days. Reheat in the microwave until warmed through.

One Pan Ground Chicken Sloppy Joe’s – Healthyish Foods

One Pan Ground Chicken Sloppy Joe’s

These easy one pan ground chicken sloppy joes are the perfect weeknight meal. They come together quickly, are made from simple ingredients and are fun for the whole family to eat! Plus, the ground chicken keeps them feeling light and lean, however you could use ground turkey or beef instead.
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Ingredients

  • 1-2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • cracked black pepper
  • ¾ cup sweet onion, diced small
  • ¾ cup green bell pepper, diced small
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoon whipped cream cheese
  • 4 buns, toasted

Equipment

  • 1 large saute pan

Instructions 

How to Make One Pan Ground Chicken Sloppy Joe’s

  • Heat a large sauté pan over medium high heat. Add avocado oil to the pan. Once the oil is hot, add the ground chicken. Break the chicken down into small pieces and season with smoked paprika, cumin, salt, and a few turns of cracked black pepper.
  • Next, add the diced sweet onion, diced green bell pepper and minced garlic. Sauté for 3-4 minutes until the onions are softened. Next, reduce the heat to medium and add the tomato sauce, ketchup, light brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and Dijon mustard. Mix until well combined.
  • Once the sauce is well combined, add the whipped cream cheese. Mix until its fully melted into the chicken mixture. Pan fry your favorite buns with butter or olive oil in a pan. Once the buns are toasted, add the chicken sloppy joe mixture. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Serving: 1serving or 1/4 of the entire sloppy joe mixture – buns not included, Calories: 287kcal, Carbohydrates: 17g, Protein: 22g, Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 7g, Trans Fat: 0.1g, Cholesterol: 105mg, Sodium: 1017mg, Potassium: 1004mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 12g, Vitamin A: 751IU, Vitamin C: 30mg, Calcium: 47mg, Iron: 2mg