Italian Turkey Meatloaf

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Shake up your meatloaf routine by making this simple turkey version. Serve with mashed potatoes and a salad. A little-known fact about turkey- compared to other meats, it is a pretty good source of calcium. Pound for pound, ground turkey is also lower in overall fat and saturated fat than ground chicken.

Tags: Intermediate, 20 Mins, Entrées, Chicken/Poultry, Rice & Grains, Italian, Baking, Fry, President's Choice Blue Menu
Serves: 6
Skill level: Intermediate
Prep time: 15  minutes
Cooking time: 80  minutes
Total: 95 *  minutes
* Stand time: 10 minutes

Additional Information

Ingredients

1/2 cup (125 mL) crushed PC Blue Menu Ancient Grains Snack Cracker (about 20 crackers)
1/3 cup (75 mL) 2% milk
1 white onion, finely chopped
1 zucchini, finely chopped
Half sweet red pepper, finely chopped
1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried Italian seasoning
2 PC Blue Menu Oméga-3 Eggs - Large , beaten
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1 1/2 lb (750 g) PC Blue Menu Air Chilled Minced Turkey - Extra Lean
1/2 cup (125 mL) PC Blue Menu Tomato & Basil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line 9 x 5-inch (2 L) loaf pan with foil or parchment paper. Spray with cooking spray.
  2. In small bowl, cover cracker crumbs with milk and let stand for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in nonstick frying pan sprayed with cooking spray, cook onion, zucchini, red pepper, Italian seasoning and salt over medium-high heat for 4 minutes or until vegetables are softened and liquid has evaporated. Transfer to large bowl and let cool slightly.
  4. Add cracker crumb mixture, eggs and turkey to vegetable mixture; combine well.
  5. Transfer mixture to prepared loaf pan and press down to form a flat surface. Spread evenly with pasta sauce. Bake in centre of oven for 75 minutes or until cooked through. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

Nutritional Information

Per serving:
250 calories
fat 10 g
sodium 360 mg
carbohydrate 12 g
fibre 2 g
protein 29 g
NO PILLARS
Excellent Source of Vitamin C
Source of Vitamin A
Source of Iron