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Italian Turkey Meatloaf

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So since my Yummy Turkey Meatloaf and Mexican Turkey Meatloaf were both such a hit, I just had to come up with another! This is the best one yet! Although it takes an extra step to brown the sausage, onion and mushrooms together, it is TOTALLY worth the extra 5 minutes it takes. So much more flavor.
  Ground turkey 1 Pound (Extra Lean, 454 Gm)
  Italian turkey sausage 2 (I Used Lilydale Tailgate Mild Italian Turkey Sausage)
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Mushrooms 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
  Quick oats 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 3 (0.25 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoon Carton Kind)
  Hot sauce 5 Dash (Franks)
  Worcestershire 1 Tablespoon
  Pasta sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Low Fat Lower Sodium)

In a medium skillet preheated to medium heat, add sausage (removed from casing) and brown, breaking up the meat as you go. Add in onions and mushrooms and cook until browned and onions are caramelized. In a large bowl, add remaining ingredients except pasta sauce (raw ground turkey, oats, herbs, egg whites, hot sauce, basil, oregano and garlic powder.) Add in the sausage/onion/mushroom mixture to turkey mixture. Mix with hands until blended. Place in a mini loaf pan sheet or 1 loaf pan or a muffin tin). Spoon pasta sauce on top. Bake at 375 degrees F uncovered for 25 minutes. If making in a single loaf (bread type pan) it will take 45-50 minutes. If you bake in muffin tins it will take 20 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Mushroom, Onion, Turkey
Everyday, Kids, Healthy, Quick
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Nutrition (per 1 mini loaf – makes Calories: 138 Fat: 5g Carbs: 6g Fibre: 1.4g Sugars: 0.9g Protein: 17.6g Nutrition (per 1 muffin – makes 12) Calories: 92 Fat: 3.3g Carbs: 4g Fibre: 0.9g Sugars: 0.6g Protein: 11.7g Nutrition (per 1 serving – from loaf pan, cut loaf into 4 thick servings) Calories: 277 Fat: 10g Carbs: 12g Fibre: 3g Sugars: 2g Protein: 35g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 158 Calories from Fat 62

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.7%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g6.9%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 53.3 mg17.8%

Sodium 265.3 mg11.1%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6.1%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 15 g30%

Vitamin A 1.6% Vitamin C 10.6%

Calcium 3.1% Iron 15.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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