Mini Turkey Loaf Recipe
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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.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

In a small skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and mushrooms in oil until tender. Remove from the heat; cool.
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.
Shape into a loaf in an 11x7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and a thermometer reads 165°.
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.
Originally published as Mini Turkey Loaf in Taste of Home April/May 2003, p45

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 296 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 507mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

  • 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 11x7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and a 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.
Originally published as Mini Turkey Loaf in Taste of Home April/May 2003, p45

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