Thursday, February 28, 2008

Slow Cooker Thursday - Sloppy Janes

It's Slow Cooker Thursday at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom. This one may not be a "true" slow cooker recipe, but I made this yesterday on the stovetop and put it in a crockpot to have ready when I came home in the evening. Amazingly tasty (and healthy to boot!)


1 T olive oil
1 cup orange, yellow and red bell peppers, chopped
1 cup scallions, chopped
1 T garlic paste
1 lb ground chicken/turkey
1 - 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes (I used garlic flavored)
2 T Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp salt
1 T red wine vinegar
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add scallions and bell peppers and cook, stirring constantly for 2 minutes. Add garlic paste and cook, stirring constantly for 1 minute.

Add turkey and cook, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, stirring until no longer pin, 3 minutes. Add tomatoes and their juices, Worcestershire and salt. Reduce heat to medium and cook, covered, 3 minutes (at this point, you could probably transfer it to your slow cooker). Stir in vinegar and cilantro into the turkey mixture. Serve on your favorite roll/bread.

I served these in whole wheat pitas. They were to die for!


Crockpot Lady said...

Hi Becca! What a great idea to put the meat in the pita pocket!
it sounds wonderful.

Sandra said...

This sounds great and I love the name :)