Garden Style Turkey Loaf Recipe
Just plain healthy recipe...
A healthful twist on meatloaf including spinach and oats for a unique nutritional boost in a healthy Garden Style Turkey Loaf.
1-1/2 pound lean ground turkey breast
1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1 cup oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup shredded carrots
1 egg, lightly beaten, or 2 egg whites
1/3 cup fat-free milk
1-1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Heat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, combine all ingredients, mixing lightly but thoroughly. In 13 x 9-inch baking pan or on rack of broiler pan, shape turkey mixture into 9 x 5-inch loaf.
Bake 1 hour or until thermometer registers 170 degrees and center is no longer pink. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.
- Lean ground beef may be substituted for ground turkey breast. Proceed with recipe. Bake 50 to 55 minutes to medium (160 degrees) doneness, until not pink in center and juices show no pink color.
- One-half cup finely chopped green or red bell pepper may be substituted for spinach.
Yield: 8 servings
Serving size: 1/8 of recipe
Calories: 150; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated fat: 0.5g; Cholesterol: 40mg; Carbohydrates: 11g; Protein: 24g; Fiber: 3g; Sodium: 105mg