Sloppy Joes topped with pickles and cheese on top of a wooden serving tray

Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

Feel like a kid again with this throwback recipe! This Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes recipe is homemade, not out of a can, so it’s healthier.

5 from 1 vote
Sloppy Joes topped with pickles and cheese on top of a wooden serving tray
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Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 211kcal


  • pounds (680 g) extra-lean ground turkey
  • 1 small yellow onion , finely diced
  • 1 cup (149 g) diced green bell pepper
  • ½ cup (120 mL) ketchup
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) mustard
  • ¼ cup (50 g) dark brown sugar
  • Gluten-free hamburger buns
  • Cheese , pickles, or other toppings of choice


  • Use a 4-quart slow cooker. There is no need to brown the meat before placing it into the slow cooker. Add all ingredients to the pot, and stir well to combine.
  • Cover, and cook on low for 6-8 hours, or on high for about 4 hours. Stir well to break up clumps before serving in toasted gluten-free hamburger buns. Top with sliced cheese and pickles, or toppings of choice.


Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 327mg14%
Potassium 344mg10%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 244IU5%
Vitamin C 19mg23%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Sloppy Joes on a gluten-free bun topped with melted swiss cheese and pickles on top a wooden serving board

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