Chicken, Turkey, Fowl and Egg: Chicken, Turkey, Fowl Dishes: Turkey Meatloaf

A variation of the traditional meatloaf integrating turkey, colorful vegetables and spice.

Author: American Institute for Cancer Research
Date: February 27, 2007

Serves: 5 person(s)

Preparation Time: 25 mins
Cooking Time: 1 hrs


    1/2 lb lean ground turkey breast
    1/2 lb lean ground turkey
    2/3 cup ketchup *
    1 cup unseasoned wholewheat bread crumbs
    3/4 cup finely chopped onion
    1 tsp dried basil
    2 tsp dried oregano
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 large egg
    1/2 cup shredded carrots
    1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
    1/4 cup minced green bell pepper
    1/4 cup minced red bell pepper
    1 pinch each of salt and freshly ground black pepper
    3 Tbsp ketchup (optional, to use as a topping) *


    Preheat oven to 350ºF.

    Combine all ingredients except 3 tablespoons of ketchup in a large bowl. Transfer mixture to a 9 x 5-inch non-stick loaf pan. Bake 1 hour, uncovered.

    Remove from oven. Spread the 3 tablespoons ketchup on top, if desired. Cover lightly with foil and let meatloaf rest 10 minutes. Cut into slices and serve.


    * Can replace regular ketchup with reduced-sodium ketchup, if lower-sodium is desired.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:296 cals
Kilojoules:1,239 kJ
Fat:8.7 g
Carbohydrates:33.0 g
Protein:22.4 g
Cholesterol:106.0 mg
Sodium:905 mg
Saturated Fat:2.6 g
Fiber:2.3 g
Calcium:83.0 mg
Total Sugars:15.5 g

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