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Turkey Meatloaf Recipe

Just plain healthy recipe...

A Turkey Meatloaf with whole wheat bread crumbs and spinach nestled inside. For spinach haters, the best part is, you reap spinach benefits but really cannot taste it.

Recipe Ingredients

1 onion
1 tablespoon oil
2 eggs
1/2 cup low fat milk
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 cupssoft whole wheat bread crumbs
1 10-oz. packagefrozen chopped spinach
2-1/2 poundslean ground turkey
1/2 cupsalsa

Recipe Directions

Turkey meatloaf

Thaw and squeeze dry the frozen spinach.

In a skillet, saute onion in oil until tender; set aside.

In a bowl, combine the eggs, milk, lemon juice, salt, basil, oregano and pepper. Add the bread crumbs, spinach and reserved onion; stir to combine.

Crumble turkey over mixture and mix until well blended.

Shape into a 12 x 5-inch loaf; place in a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan, lined with aluminum foil and lightly sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Spoon salsa over top.

Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Drizzle with butter; bake 30 to 35 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 165 degrees.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: 1 slice
Calories: 263; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 136g; Carbohydrates: 10g; Protein: 24g; Fiber: 2g; Sodium: 595mg

exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch

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