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Turkey Meat Loaf

Ground turkey, a combination of white and dark meat, is usually less expensive and more flavorful than ground turkey breast, but it's also higher in fat.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2004

  • Yield: 5 servings (serving size: 2 slices)
  • Cook time:43 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Stand:10 Minutes


  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) reduced-fat shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/4 pounds ground turkey
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard


Preheat oven to 350°.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic; sauté 3 minutes. Cool.

Combine onion mixture, cheese, and next 6 ingredients in a large bowl; tossing to moisten bread. Crumble turkey over onion mixture; stir just until blended.

Pack meat mixture into an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes. Combine 1/2 cup ketchup, brown sugar, and mustard in a small bowl; stir well.

Spread ketchup mixture over meat loaf and bake an additional 5 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes.

Remove meat loaf from pan. Cut into 10 slices.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 289
  • Fat: 14.3g
  • Saturated fat: 3.9g
  • Protein: 24.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 16.0g
  • Cholesterol: 135mg
  • Iron: 2.1mg
  • Sodium: 857mg
  • Calories from fat: 44%
  • Fiber: 1.1g
  • Calcium: 80mg

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