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Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

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This is always in our freezer and can be used in many ways including sandwiches, over rice or pasta, tacos, enchiladas, tostadas, nachos and is good over baked sweet potatoes.

Ingredients

4 pounds lean ground turkey
2 cups onions, chopped
1/2 cup water
6 tablespoons low-sodium Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon red pepper sauce
2 bottles (12 ounces each) chili sauce
20 sandwich buns, split, to serve

Instructions

Cook ground turkey in large skillet over medium heat, 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown, drain. Mix turkey and onions, water, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper sauce, chili sauce in 6-quart or larger slow cooker. Cover and cook on low setting 4 to 6 hours. This great mixture can be frozen up to 4 months. When ready to use, place container in refrigerator for thawing. Serves 20.

Ronald H. Schriefer, Moline



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