Sloppy Joes Bun Buggy

Sloppy Joe's Bun Buggy

Sloppy Joe's Bun Buggy


Makes 4 servings


4 hot dog buns (not split)
16 thin slices cucumber or zucchini
24 matchstick-size carrot strips, 1 inch long
4 ripe olives or pimiento-stuffed olives
Nonstick cooking spray
1 (10-ounce) package 93% lean ground turkey
1-1/4 cups prepared reduced-fat spaghetti sauce
1/2 cup chopped broccoli stems
2 teaspoons prepared mustard
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
Dash salt
Dash black pepper
4 small pretzel twists


  1. Hollow out hot dog buns. Use toothpick to make four holes in sides of each bun to attach "wheels." Use toothpick to make one hole in center of each cucumber slice; push carrot strip through hole. Press into holes in buns, making "wheels" on buns.
  2. Cut each olive in half horizontally. Use toothpick to make two holes in one end of each bun to attach "headlights." Use carrot strips to attach olives to buns, making "headlights."
  3. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Cook and stir turkey in skillet over medium heat until no longer pink. Stir in spaghetti sauce, broccoli stems, mustard, Worcestershire, salt and pepper; heat through.
  4. Spoon turkey mixture into hollowed-out buns. Press pretzel twist into ground turkey mixture, making "windshield" on each buggy.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 Bun Buggy
Calories 269
Calories from Fat 14 %
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 28 mg
Carbohydrate 36 g
Fiber 4 g
Protein 22 g
Sodium 840 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2
Vegetable 1
Meat 2

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