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Mexican Sloppy Joe

This Mexican sloppy joe is the perfect macro-friendly meal.
Course dinner, Lunch, Sandwiches/Wrap
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Calories 353 kcal


  • 1 Brioche hamburger bun
  • 3 1/2 oz Fajita Ground Turkey Skillet (see recipe!)(100 g)
  • 1 Thin slice sharp cheddar cheese (17 g)
  • 1/4 Small avocado (25 g)
  • 1 Tbsp Pickled onions (see recipe!)(10 g)
  • Handful shredded green cabbage
  • 1 Tbsp Salsa verde
  • Pinch of salt


  • Toast the buns with a little oil spray, for just a minute under the broiler until golden brown. Remove the top from the oven, add meat mixture and cheese to the bottom bun, and return to the broiler just until melted.
  • Toss cabbage with salsa verde and a pinch of salt and let it sit for a minute. (If you like things a little creamy, throw in a little bit of your favorite plain yogurt!) Add avocado and dressed cabbage to the sandwich. Enjoy!


I use the St. Pierre brioche buns for 25 carbs, 3 fat, 5 protein. I’ll give the option to log without the bread in case you’d prefer to log your own bread or wrap etc.
If I haven’t convinced you to have a never-ending stock of quick-pickled onions in your fridge, just use raw! OR, simply stir together ½ cup apple cider vinegar, 1 Tbsp. sugar, 1 ½ tsp. kosher salt, and 1 cup warm water. Slice one red onion super thin and throw it in the liquid. Let it sit out for an hour before storing the container in the fridge. USE ON EVERYTHING. (Search “Lillie Eats Quick Pickled onions” to find the recipe online with more details if you’d like!)
GF/DF: Simply skip the cheese which will change your macros by (-60 cal, -4.8f, -4.2p). Log the breadless option and add on your favorite gluten free bun option!
MFP: Lillie Eats and Tells Mexican Sloppy Joe


Serving: 1sandwich with breadFiber: 3gCalories: 353kcalFat: 15gProtein: 23.6gCarbohydrates: 32g
Keywords mexican, Mexican sloppy joe, pickled onions, sandwich, sloppy joe

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