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Beef 'n' Turkey Meat Loaf Recipe

Beef 'n' Turkey Meat Loaf Recipe

Shredded potatoes bulk up this hefty meat loaf, seasoned with garlic and thyme, and shared by Fern Nead of Florence, Kentucky.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + standing YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites, beaten
  • 2/3 cup ketchup, divided
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and finely shredded
  • 1 medium green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 3/4 pound lean ground turkey

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine egg whites and 1/3 cup ketchup. Stir in the potato, green pepper, onion, garlic, salt, thyme and pepper. Crumble beef and turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into a 10-in. x 4-in. loaf.
  • 2. Line a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with heavy-duty foil and coat the foil with cooking spray. Place loaf in pan. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 45 minutes; drain. Brush with remaining ketchup. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until no pink remains and a meat thermometer reads 165°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 240 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 79 mg cholesterol, 808 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.