2tablespoonUnsalted ButterFor Toasting the Buns-Optional
Press the SAUTE button on your Instant Pot and add in the ground turkey. Break up the ground turkey with a large cooking spoon and stir occasionally. Cook until no pink remains, about 5 minutes. Once cooked through remove from pot and strain grease.
Add the butter, diced onion and green pepper to the Instant Pot and continue to SAUTE for 3-5 minutes, until soft. Add the minced garlic in the last minute and cook and additional minute until fragrant.
Turn off SAUTE mode and add the ground turkey and all remaining ingredients (except the ketchup) and stir to combine. Top the mix with the ketchup then place the lid on and turn the nozzle to SEAL.
Cook the sloppy joes on HIGH PRESSURE for 5 minutes then natural release for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes QUICK RELEASE by turning the nozzle and releasing the remaining pressure.
Once pressure is released, remove the lid and stir to combine everything. Serve warm with toasted buns and enjoy!
Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Once heated, add the butter. Once the butter is melted and beginning to bubble, add the buns facedown. Cook for 1-3 minutes until toasted and golden brown.
Leftover Storage: Store leftover sloppy joe meat in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Rewarm before enjoying, and add additional ketchup to keep the mix from drying out.Freezer Option: To freezer cooked sloppy joe mix add to a large freezer bag, remove all the air the seal tightly. Freeze for up to 3 months and let thaw overnight in the fridge when ready to rewarm.Meat Note: Ground beef, pork or chicken can be swapped in for the ground turkey if you wish. I like to use ground turkey because it is a healthier option and my family enjoys it. No need to alter the cook time or ingredient quantities the recipe will work with all of them.Crockpot Instructions: Brown the ground turkey meat, chopped onions and green pepper according to the recipe instructions in a large skillet. Next, add the meat and veggies along with all the remaining ingredients to a large crockpot, stir and cook on low for 4 hours or high for 2 hours.Stovetop Instructions: You can make these turkey sloppy joes on the stovetop by browning the meat, then sautéing the veggies in a large pot. Add all the remaining ingredients, stir then bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and let cook for 10-15 minutes until sauce is reduced and no longer watery.Ninja Foodi Instructions: The Ninja Foodi is very similar to the Instant Pot Directions the buttons are just a bit different. You will follow all the same steps, but make sure you are using the Pressure Cooker/Slow Cooker Lid and not the Air Crisp Lid.