Back to healthy eating here in my house. We've had enough of over-indulgence. Time to get back on the horse and moving forward. You see a lot of these slider type of sandwiches about. They are very popular with families and for footie games. I thought I would try to create a somewhat healthier version by using ground turkey, and by jove I think I cracked it!
I used ground turkey instead of beef. Turkey is a super food and filled with nutrition and is very lean. Especially if you use ground turkey breast meat, which I did.
I added some colour and crunch by using plenty of chopped peppers . . . red, green and yellow and some sweetness from chopped onion and a bit of tomato passata . . .
I make my own fajita seasoning, so there are no preservatives there. You can certainly adjust the amount used to your own tastes. The amount I have used here is plenty for us.
I also used half fat cheese and mayonnaise, instead of the full fat versions and melted low fat butter spread for the topping instead of full fat, but by all means if you are not worried about your fat intake or your calories, go for the full fat varieties!
These turned out really, really delicious. I didn't miss any of the fat from using full fat ingredients. Todd ate two. One filled me up just nicely. Enjoy! (I only cooked enough for us to eat and froze the remainder of the filling for another time.)
120ml of tomato passata (1/2 cup tomato sauce)1/2 cup mayonnaise (I use low fat)
1 TBS onion granules2 TBS finely ground black pepper