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Mini Turkey Loaf Recipe

Mini Turkey Loaf Recipe

Onion, green pepper and apple juice flavor this moist ground turkey meat loaf from Vikki Metz of Tavares, Florida. Drizzled with pan gravy, it makes a satisfying entree that's just right for two for an everyday or Sunday dinner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 pound ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce


  • 1. In a small skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and mushrooms in oil until tender. Remove from the heat; cool.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the vegetables, 2 tablespoons apple juice, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well.
  • 3. Shape into a loaf in an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 165°.
  • 4. In a small saucepan, bring remaining apple juice to a boil. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, water and soy sauce until smooth. Gradually whisk into apple juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with turkey loaf. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with ground turkey breast and reduced-sodium soy sauce) equals 296 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 507 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

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