Sloppy Joe Tacos

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Traditional Sloppy Joes are given a spicy Mexican twist in this quick and easy Sloppy Joe Taco Recipe, made in just 29 minutes!

Sloppy Joe Tacos Recipe

I’m totally a sucker for a fun new Taco Tuesday recipe, and today I’ve got a really good one for you!

Sloppy Joe Tacos

I combined two of my favorite childhood meals, tacos and sloppy joes, into one deliciously sloppy recipe, perfect for Taco Tuesday!

Sloppy Joe Tacos

Whether you have kids at home, or you’re a kid at heart (me!) you’re going to love this recipe!

Sloppy Joe Taco Recipe Ingredients

Sloppy Joe Taco Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup red onion (chopped)
  • ½ cup red bell pepper (chopped)
  • ½ cup green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning (click link for recipe)
  • 2 tbsp hot sauce
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 14 oz can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 8 small tortillas 

Optional Toppings

  • Shredded lettuce
  • Shredded cheese
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Sour Cream
  • Salsa

Sloppy Joe Taco Instructions

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Add the onion and bell peppers, saute 4-5 minutes

Add the ground turkey and cook through.

Sloppy Joe Taco Recipe

Drain any grease from the skillet, then return to the stove and add the taco seasoning, hot sauce, tomato paste, diced tomatoes with green chilies and chicken broth.

Sloppy Joe Taco Recipe

Combine well, reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.

Spoon the sloppy joe mix into tortillas, then top with the optional ingredients of your choice like shredded cheese, lettuce and tomatoes.

Sloppy Joe Tacos Recipe

They’re sloppy, fun, delicious and made in only 29 minutes, can’t beat that for a weeknight meal!

Sloppy Joe Turkey Tacos

After whipping these up last week, they made two delicious dinners for me and Kurt.

The first night we ate them in soft flour tortillas, the second night we ate them in crispy shells (per Kurt’s request!I loved them both ways, but preferred them in the soft tortillas, and of course, he preferred the crispy! Either way, you can’t go wrong!

Sloppy Joe Tacos

Sloppy Joe Tacos

They can also be served in corn tortillas for a delicious gluten free dinner!

Sloppy Joe Tacos

If you’re looking for more Taco Tuesday inspiration, be sure to check out these recipes for Carne Asada TacosBlackberry Jalapeno Pulled Pork Tacos, Grilled Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos and Greek Turkey Tacos!

Sloppy Joe Tacos Recipe

Sloppy Joe Tacos Recipe
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Sloppy Joe Tacos

Traditional Sloppy Joes are given a spicy Mexican twist in this quick and easy Sloppy Joe Taco Recipe, made in just 29 minutes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 24 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes
Servings 8 tacos
Calories 210 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup red onion diced
  • ½ cup red bell pepper diced
  • ½ cup green bell pepper diced
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 tbsp taco seasoning click link for recipe
  • 2 tbsp hot sauce
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 14 oz can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 8 small tortillas

Optional Toppings

  • shredded lettuce
  • shredded cheese
  • chopped tomatoes
  • sour cream
  • salsa

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and bell peppers, saute 4-5 minutes

  3. Add the ground turkey and cook through.
  4. Drain any grease from the skillet, then return to the stove and add the taco seasoning, hot sauce, tomato paste, diced tomatoes with green chilies and chicken broth.
  5. Combine well, reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Spoon the sloppy joe mix into tortillas, then top with the optional ingredients of your choice like shredded cheese, lettuce and tomatoes.