Sweet and Sour Turkey Meat Loaf Recipe
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Sweet and Sour Turkey Meat Loaf Recipe

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“I've made this recipe many times-everyone who tastes it raves about it,” writes Dorothy Havner of San Rafael, California. One bite of this moist meat loaf, and you will too!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing
MAKES:2 servings
Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. + standing
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon beaten egg or egg substitute
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon crushed butter-flavored crackers
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 pound lean ground turkey

Nutritional Facts

1/2 meat loaf equals 235 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 122 mg cholesterol, 587 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch


  1. In a small bowl, combine the tomato sauce, brown sugar, vinegar and mustard; set aside. In another bowl, combine the egg, onion, crackers, parsley, salt, pepper and 2 tablespoons reserved tomato mixture. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into a 4-in. x 3-in. oval.
  2. Place in an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray; top with remaining tomato mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-50 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 165°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Sweet 'n' Sour Meat Loaf in Cooking for 2 Fall 2008, p11

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Jul. 24, 2012

"It tastes delicious, but the texture is very strange. It didn't firm up, and was just hard to serve."

Reviewed Jul. 19, 2012

"Loved it! Quick and easy, lots of flavor and good for you!"

Reviewed Feb. 26, 2010

"This is excellent, tasty and tastes great. I often double the recipe to fee more family members. Great use of ground turkey."

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