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Buffalo Sloppy Joes {with Blue Cheese}

These buffalo sloppy joes are topped with blue cheese dressing, crumbled blue cheese, and a simple avocado salad.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy meals
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • medium sautee pan
  • wood spoon
  • knife & cutting board


  • 6 hamburger buns
  • 16 ounces ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese dressing divided
  • 1/4 cup ranch dressing
  • 4 ounces blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 ripened avocado mashed
  • 1 Roma tomato diced


  • Cook the ground turkey until it is cooked through and no longer pink. Drain any grease,
    16 ounces ground turkey
  • Place the pan with the meat back onto the stove and add the garlic and butter. Cook until the butter has melted.
    1 teaspoon minced garlic, 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • Turn off the heat.
  • Add the buffalo sauce, blue cheese dressing, and ranch dressing. Stir the sauce together with the ground turkey to combine.
    1 cup buffalo sauce, 1/4 cup ranch dressing, 1/2 cup blue cheese dressing
  • Cut the avocado in half and remove the skin and pit. Add to a bowl and mash the avocado.
    1 ripened avocado
  • Dice a Roma tomato and add to the avocado in the bowl. Mix to combine.
    1 Roma tomato
  • Place the buffalo sloppy joe mixture to the bottom bun. Top with blue cheese dressing and blue cheese crumbles. Add the avocado salad to the top bun. Enjoy!
    6 hamburger buns, 4 ounces blue cheese crumbles



Tips for making this recipe:

  • This recipe can be made with either ground turkey or chicken.
  • Make sure to turn the heat off to the pan BEFORE adding the buffalo sauce to avoid the spiciness from bothering the eyes.