Rating: 4.5 stars
66 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 43
  • 4 star values: 13
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1

Turkey replaces beef in this meat loaf recipe, making it a healthier version of the traditional comfort food. The result is moist, flavorful, and a hit with our reviewers.

Recipe by Cooking Light October 2009


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Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: 2 slices)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion, mushrooms, and garlic to pan; cook 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool 5 minutes.

  • Combine mushroom mixture, panko, and next 8 ingredients (through egg) in a large bowl; stir well to combine. Shape turkey mixture into a 9 x 5–inch rectangle on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray.

  • Combine ketchup, brown sugar, mustard, and nutmeg in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Spread ketchup mixture evenly over top of meat loaf; bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160°. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

184 calories; fat 3.7g; saturated fat 1.6g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 23.2g; carbohydrates 15g; fiber 1.2g; cholesterol 69mg; iron 1.3mg; sodium 405mg; calcium 30mg.