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Fiesta finger foods

by Kelsey Jacobson


Posted on November 22, 2010 at 7:29 PM

Fiesta Fillin Food for the Win - Sloppy “Toms”

From Stacy Beeson, RD, LD St Luke’s Health Solutions Dietitian


Serves 6

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups mushrooms
  • ½ cup chopped red pepper
  • ½ cup shredded carrot
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Woody’s “Cook In” barbecue sauce or your fav
  • 1, 8-ounce can tomato paste
  • 1, 8-ounce can tomato sauce
  • pepper to taste


Drizzle the small amount of olive oil in a large sauté pan and let it get warm. Add onion, mushrooms, pepper, carrot, garlic, and ground turkey until the turkey browns. Add the chili powder, red wine vinegar, barbeque sauce, tomato paste and sauce, and pepper. Cover the pan and let simmer for 20 minutes. Enjoy over toasted whole-wheat sandwich thins.  You can add reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese if you desire. Each serving is approximately 250 calories.


Sloppy Slaw

  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 cup shredded green cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste

Whisk together vinegar, sugar, oil. Mustard and seeds, add cabbage and carrots, toss and serve.