Turkey Meatloaf Makeover

Turkey Meatloaf Makeover

Are you looking for a dinner makeover? Learn how to make easy turkey meatloaf with JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey. It’s a simple recipe your family will love that comes in at only 260 calories per serving!

Makes 8 servings 8
Prep time Under 15 minutes PTM
Total time More than 1 hour PTM
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Nutritional Information

Calories 260 Fat 9g
Protein 25g Cholesterol 80mg
Carbohydrates 18g Sodium 510mg
Fiber 2g Saturated Fat 2.5g
Sugars 6g



½ white onion, chopped

1 carrot, peeled, chopped

½ red bell pepper, chopped

½ cup arugula

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 (16-ounce) packages JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey

1 cup gluten free breadcrumbs

1 teaspoon ground thyme

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

1 teaspoon salt

½ cup plain unsweetened almond milk

¼ cup egg substitute or 1 egg

olive oil spray


½ cup ketchup

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon hot sauce

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon honey

2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley


STEP 1: Heat oven to 350°F.

STEP 2: In food processor, combine onion, carrot, red bell pepper, arugula and garlic. Pulse to chopped.

STEP 3: Combine ground turkey and onion mixture in a large bowl. Use hands to work ingredients in gently.

STEP 4: Combine breadcrumbs, thyme, chili powder, pepper and salt in a medium bowl. Mix well. Sprinkle over meat and gently mix in.

STEP 5: Combine almond milk and egg in a small bowl. Whisk together. Add to meat and gently mix until just combined. Do not over mix.

STEP 6: Spray large foil or parchment lined baking sheet with olive oil spray and shape meat into a 6-inch by 11-inch x 1 ½-inch rectangle in the middle of the pan.

STEP 7: Mix ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, cumin and honey in a small bowl. Brush over meatloaf top and sides.

STEP 8: Bake for 1 hour 30 minutes or until it reaches 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer. Always cook to well-done. Let stand at room temperature 5 minutes before slicing. Sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley.

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey.

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