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Terrific turkey meatloaf

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Makes 8 servings.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 large onion, chopped

1/2 pound cremini mushrooms, trimmed and chopped

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

Salt and pepper to taste

3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

6 tablespoons low-sodium chicken broth

1 teaspoon tomato paste

2 pounds ground turkey (mix of dark and light meat)

3/4 cup breadcrumbs

2 eggs, beaten

1/3 cup ketchup

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Heat oil in skillet over medium heat.
  • Sauté onions and mushrooms, add thyme, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook until onions are translucent, about 10 minutes.
  • Add Worcestershire, broth and tomato paste and mix thoroughly.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine turkey, breadcrumbs, eggs and onion-mushroom mixture.
  • Mix well and shape into a rectangular loaf in shallow baking dish. Brush ketchup on top.
  • Bake 90 minutes or until meat is cooked through and internal temperature is 165 degrees.
  • Serve hot. Leftovers may be served cold in sandwiches.

Nutrition information

Serving size: 1/8 of recipe. Amount per serving: 238 calories, 6g total fat (2g saturated fat), 14g carbohydrates, 30g protein, 1g dietary fiber, 335mg sodium.

Source: American Institute for Cancer Research

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