July 4, 2010

Improved Turkey Meatloaf

Posted By Firehouse Chef

Improved Turkey Meatloaf -
 This wholesome, healthy,
turkey meatloaf recipe is extraordinary!
 We used ground turkey for the meat,
whole grain breadcrumbs, flax,
 and nitrate free bacon,
to keep with the healthy cooking concept.
Simple and delicious,
 you will love this east turkey meatloaf.

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 60 mins
Servings: 6
Main Ingredient: Ground Turkey
Difficulty Level: 2

Ingredients to make Improved Turkey Meatloaf

2 1/2 Cups Mixed Vegetable Mix
1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil (enough to saute vegetables)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon of onion powder
1/4 teaspoon of paprika
1/4 teaspoon of poultry seasoning
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1 1/2 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce
6 tablespoons chicken stock
1 pound ground turkey
1/4 cup whole grain bread crumbs
2 tablespoons flax meal
1 large egg, beaten
1 teaspoon ketchup
1/4 cup ketchup or 8 Slices of Nitrate Free Turkey Bacon.

Directions to make Improved Turkey Meatloaf

Step 1:Preheat oven to 400. Cook mixed vegetables in olive oil, salt, pepper and thyme until onions translucent. Add Worcestershire sauce, chicken stock and tomato paste. Mix well. Cool to room temperature
Step 2:Combine turkey, bread crumbs and egg. Add the sauteed mixed vegetables. I do this using the Kitchen Aid on low which keeps the hands clean.
Step 3:Shape in log and place on cookie sheet, or place in loaf pan (which is what i did). Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes. Remove Foil and bake for an additional 20 minutes or until 160 inside the meat.

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