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Turkey Sloppy Joes

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    Makes 6-8 Sloppy Joes

    1 tablespoon oil
    1 teaspoon kosher salt
    2 cups small diced onion
    1.3 pounds ground turkey meat
    3 tablespoons ground cumin
    1 cup red wine
    1 – 28 ounce can of crushed tomatoes
    2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
    1 tablespoon molasses
    1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
    6-8 Kaiser rolls
    2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

    Heat the oil over medium high heat in a medium sized sauce pan then add the diced onions. Cook until lightly caramelized for about 5 minutes. Place the ground turkey meat in the pan and mix well. Then cook for 5-7 minutes or until the meat is thoroughly cooked. Incorporate the cumin and cook for an additional minute. Add the red wine and reduce by three quarters. Pour in the crushed tomatoes and bring to a simmer for 15 minutes. Then finish with the Worcestershire sauce, molasses, and vinegar and cook for 2 more minutes. Toast the Kaiser rolls and top with cheddar cheese. Spoon on the Sloppy Joe mix and enjoy.