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Pepper Turkey Meat Loaf

 Pepper Turkey Meat Loaf
I added red peppers, garlic salt, and a sweet-and-sour sauce to my Mom's basic ground-beef recipe. This turkey loaf is now a favorite at church potlucks. John Cotti-Diaz - Del Rio, Texas
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce, divided
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) reduced-sodium condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the egg, 1/2 cup tomato sauce, bread crumbs,
  • onion, peppers, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Crumble turkey over
  • mixture and mix well.
  • In an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray, pat
  • turkey mixture into a 9-in. x 4-in. loaf. Bake, uncovered, at
  • 350° for 30 minutes; drain if necessary.

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Pepper Turkey Meat Loaf (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Meanwhile, combine the soup, brown sugar, vinegar, ketchup, mustard
  • and remaining tomato sauce. Pour 1/2 cup over meat loaf. Bake 20-30
  • minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 165° and juices run
  • clear. Warm remaining sauce; serve with meat loaf.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 slice with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 282 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 125 mg cholesterol, 736 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch.
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