Sloppy Joe Sliders with Peppers and Onions

Simple and healthy sloppy joe sliders with the classic flavor and spiced up with sliced peppers and onions.


Servings: 10 sliders

  • 1 tbsp + 2 tsp olive oil divided
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • ½ onion thinly sliced
  • ½ green bell pepper thinly sliced
  • kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • 2 tsp tomato paste
  • ⅔ cup tomato sauce
  • ⅔ cup water
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • ½ tsp paprika smoked
  • 10 slider buns
  • provolone sliced, for serving
  • jalapeños sliced, for serving


1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add ground chicken, breaking up with the back of a wooden spoon. Cook until completely browned and cooked through. Remove to a plate.

2. Add remaining 2 teaspoons olive oil to the same skillet. Add peppers and onions, season with salt and pepper, and sauté until softened, 5-6 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for an additional minute until fragrant.

3. Return chicken to pan, followed by tomato paste. Stir for an additional minute. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine. Simmer for 10 minutes until thickened.

4. Immediately divide meat between slider buns and top with provolone and jalapeños.


Ground chicken can be substituted with ground turkey or beef.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes