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Tuna Sloppy Joes

Kids love these messy sandwiches and moms will love this (hidden veggie) tuna version that is so tasty no-one will miss the beef.

Serves 
Prep time
10 min
Cook Time
15 min
Time to Table
25 min

Ingredients

1 tbsp (15 mL)
vegetable oil
1
small onion, very finely chopped
1 cup (250 mL)
grated carrot
1
small red pepper, very finely chopped
1 can (284 mL)
sodium-reduced condensed tomato soup
1 tbsp (15 mL)
balsamic vinegar
2 tsp (10 mL)
each dry mustard powder and chili powder
1 tsp (5 mL)
each Worcestershire sauce and honey
2 cans (170 g each)
Clover Leaf Flaked Light Tuna in Water, drained
4
toasted whole grain hamburger or hoagie rolls
1/2 cup (125 mL)
reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese
2
green onion, chopped (optional)

Preparation

 

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet set over medium heat. Add the onion, carrot and red pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until softened.
  2. Stir in the soup, 1 can of water, vinegar, mustard powder, chili powder, Worcestershire sauce and honey. Bring to a boil. Simmer, stirring often, for 8 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Stir in the tuna and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through. Spoon the tuna mixture over toasted buns; top with cheese and green onion (if using) . Makes 4 servings.

Tip:

 Use a food processor to help chop the vegetables super-finely so that your kids won't notice them

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
330
Fat
9 g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.5 g
Trans Fat
0.1 g
Saturated + Trans
8%
Cholesterol
30 mg
Sodium
580 mg
24%
Carbohydrate
36 g
12%
Fibre
5 g
20%
Sugar
11 g
Protein
31 g
Vitamin A
60%
Vitamin C
100%
Calcium
10%
Iron
20%

Claims Per Serving

- Low in Saturated Fat
- High Source of Fibre
- Excellent Source of Protein
- Excellent Source of Vitamin A
- Excellent Source of Vitamin C
- Source of Calcium
- Good Source of Iron

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