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A healthier version of Sloppy Joes - use extra lean beef or turkey, add in some veggies and a can of pinto beans.

Tomato Soup Sloppy Joes

  • Yield: 6 servings. 1x


Tomato soup, pinto beans and diced veggies add a nutrition boost to a family favorite meal: Sloppy Joes.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced bell pepper (any color)
  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef or turkey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup low sodium tomato soup
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed well
  • 6 whole wheat or whole grain hamburger buns
  • Bibb lettuce leaves


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Saute celery, onion and bell pepper for 5 minutes.
  2. Add in ground beef or turkey, garlic, salt and pepper. Break up beef/turkey with wooden spoon and stir every so often. Cook for about 10 minutes or until cooked through (until meat is no longer pink.)
  3. Add in soup, ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce and vinegar. Mix until everything is incorporated.
  4. In a small bowl, mash about half of the beans. Add all the beans to the beef mixture and stir well. Cook for about another 10 minutes until everything is heated through.
  5. Serve on hamburger buns and top with lettuce leaves.


Adapted from It’s Yummy to My Tummy’s Tomato Soup Sloppy Joes