Sloppy Jacks Sandwich Recipe

Sloppy “Jacks”

Adding conveniently canned pumpkin boosts the fiber and vitamin A and the kids (and adults) won’t even notice. Use your favorite store-bought bread, sliders or bun! They are called “Jacks” because the pumpkin addition is a nod to “Jack ‘o Lanterns!”
 
No ratings yet
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 300 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound ground turkey, beef or ground meat plant alternative
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms (optional – extends the meat and adds another vegetable!)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin (NOT pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 8 hamburger buns (or 16 slider buns)

Instructions
 

  • In a large skillet, cook the meat, onion, green pepper, and garlic powder over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • Stir in the pumpkin, ketchup, mustard, chili powder and brown sugar.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat; simmer, uncovered 10 minutes. 
  • Serve on buns and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1sandwichCalories: 300kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 21gFat: 8gSodium: 810mgFiber: 1gSugar: 15g
Keyword Ground Meat, Pumpkin
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

More recipes

Breakfast Flatbread Recipe

Black Bean Breakfast Flatbread Wrap

This easy breakfast flatbread recipe is a well-rounded healthy meal featuring protein, fruits and vegetables — and of course, grains!

Curried Grape and Chicken Salad on Waffles Recipe

Curried Grape and Chicken Salad on Waffles Recipe

This refreshing version of chicken salad looks to the East for its flavorings of soy sauce and curry. Red grapes and green celery add crunch, …

Kickin' Crunch Recipe

Kickin’ Crunch Recipe

This is also delicious when made with Kellogg’s Corn Flakes®! The avocado brings in deliciously healthy fat.

The Consensus Is: Enriched Grains, Enriched Life.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating