Recipe of the Week 9/11/09

by Alison on September 24, 2009

Turkey Meatloaf

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1 medium onion, peeled
  • 2 pounds ground turkey breast
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup tomato ketchup

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

In a small bowl, stir together the oats and milk. Thinly slice 1/4 of the onion and set aside. Finely chop the remaining onion. In a large bowl combine the turkey, oat mixture, chopped onion, bell pepper, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, 1/4 cup ketchup, salt and a few grinds of pepper. Mix just until well combined.

Transfer the mixture to a 9 by 13-inch baking dish and shape into a loaf about 5 inches wide and 2 1/2 inches high. Mix the 1/3 cup tomato ketchup and the tomato paste. Pour the tomato mixture over the meatloaf and sprinkle with the sliced onions. Bake for about 1 hour or until an instant-read thermometer registers 160 degrees.F.

Remove from the oven and let rest for 10 to15 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

Nutritional Analysis per Serving (approximate)

Serves 8
Serving Size: One 1 inch thick slice
4 points per slice

Calories 205
Total fat 3.5 g
Saturated fat 0.5 g
Protein 32 g
Carbohydrates 13 g
Fiber 2 g
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