Meatloaf is one of the ultimate comfort foods. However, the traditional version using ground beef can really pack on the fat and calories. Our version, using turkey meatloaf, adds a lot of flavor, but serves as a healthier option.
What you’ll need:
One package lean ground turkey (about 1.5 lbs)
1 large onion, diced
½ cup mushrooms, diced
3-4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
¾ cup bread crumbs (we prefer Panko)
2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp. of low-sodium soy or teriyaki sauce
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 tbsp. of oregano or parsley (increase by 1 tablespoon if using fresh)
Splash of water or low-sodium chicken broth (about 3 tablespoons)
Optional – 1 tbsp. of brown sugar
Optional – 2 tbsp. of hot pepper sauce
1/3 cup of organic ketchup (no high fructose corn syrup). Can add a little more if desired.
Mix all ingredients together except the ketchup in a large bowl. Place meat mixture onto a baking sheet or broiler pan that is coated with non-stick spray OR parchment paper. Mold into a rectangular meatloaf shape. Spread ketchup mixture over top. Bake on 350 degrees for 45 min. Let meatloaf sit a few minutes before slicing.
Tastes great with smashed fingerling potatoes and asparagus. For a lower carb option, serve only with vegetables.