You will see this turkey meat loaf as comfort food at its best! Jazz up “ho-hum” meatloaf with ground turkey and mushrooms.
(Recipe from Inspired Taste.)
- 1 1/4 lb lean ground turkey
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 8 oz. mushrooms, trimmed and finely chopped
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 eggs
- 7 T ketchup
- 1 T Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 tsp black pepper, ground
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 T oil
- 1 C bread crumbs
- 1/3 milk (I use almond milk.)
- Heat oven to 400 degrees.
- Lightly oil a baking sheet or line with silicon mat.
- Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat and add the onion. Cook until softened, approximately 5 minutes.
- Add the garlic and cook one more minute, until fragrant.
- Stir in the mushrooms, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper.
- Cook approximately 10 minutes, until mushrooms give off their liquid.
- Transfer the mix to a bowl and stir in 3 T ketchup and the Worcestershire sauce. Set aside to cool 5 minutes.
- Combine the bread crumbs and milk in a small bowl.
- Stir the bread mixture and eggs into the cooled mushrooms and onions.
- Gently mix in the turkey and 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper.
- Form into a loaf in the middle of prepared baking sheet and spread the remaining ketchup on top.
- Bake approximately 50 minutes, until 170 degrees on thermometer inserted into thickest part of loaf.
This turkey loaf is nutritious and flavorful, without a high calorie profile. Serve this perfectly moist turkey loaf with a side of sweet potatoes and green beans. Enjoy meatloaf sandwiches for a quick and easy leftover meal.