THRIFTY LIGHT RECIPE OF THE DAY

01/24/2011 1:03 pm · 0 comments

by Sarah A Thrifty Mom

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Thanks To Not Your Ordinary Agent for this Thrifty Light recipe:

Pizza Joes

We had leftover pizza sauce from pizza night and I bought some ground turkey today too.  Sloppy Joes are extremely easy to make and a huge favorite at our house.  I thought these were appropriate.

What You Will Need:

  • 3 English Muffins,
  • cut in half 1 lb ground turkey

What You Already Have at Home

  • : 1 C pizza sauce
  • ½ tsp Italian Seasoning
  • ½ tsp Garlic salt
  • ½ tsp Parsley
  • ¼ tsp dried red pepper flakes
  • ½ C mozzarella cheese,
  • shredded Fresh Basil
  • Cookie sheet lined with foil Large skillet

1)      Preheat broiler to High.
2)      Broil English muffins until toasted.  About 3-5 minutes (depends on your oven).

3)      Brown meat in large skillet.  Drain liquid.


4)      Add pizza sauce.  Season with Italian seasoning, garlic salt, parsley flakes and red pepper flakes.

5)      Top toasted English muffins with ¼ C meat mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.

6)      Transfer to oven and broil until cheese melts.


7)      Place a sprig of basil as garnish and serve.

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