Fast & Easy Eggless Meatloaf

Total Time
40mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 35 mins

I use ground turkey instead of ground beef. (You do need to use the dark meat turkey, the white meat ground turkey is too dry). Instead of bread crumbs I use potato flakes, makes it lighter. Instead of eggs I use prepared bottled salad dressing (even the low-fat type will work).

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs ground turkey
  • 12 cup potato flakes
  • 14-12 cup Italian salad dressing

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, put ground turkey, potato flakes ( other spices if desired) and starting with 1/4 cup salad dressing, mix together until it holds its shape and all the potato flakes are well mixed.Add the additional 1/4 cup salad dressing if needed.
  3. Put the mixture in a pan; I use an 8x8-inch square pan.
  4. Bake uncovered at 350°F until done, about 35 minutes.
  5. (I sprinkle some paprika on the top before baking to add some color).

Reviews

(4)
Most Helpful

This looks like an excellent, delicious recipe, but I just wanted to make note of the fact that it is not TRULY "eggless". As a mother of a egg allergy child, I know that your common store bought italian dressing (Wishbone for example) still has egg yolks in it. However, I'm sure most people aren't aware of that. So, I just wanted to make sure to alert people who might be cooking this recipe for someone who can not eat eggs. It looks like a great, easy recipe, though!

pickle99_12210480 September 24, 2012

Well, I loved the ease of this, and the taste....well, wonderful! It was a busy day on the farm. I didn't realize till to late that I hadn't even thought about dinner! Dennis was coming home in about 2 hours, and I knew I could go to the house, swiftly put this together ~ put into to oven, and just maybe, just maybe, dinner would be ready with very little effort on my part. This is the meatloaf to do it. I put this together lickity-split, and used some minced onion, (keep this in the icebox ready to go) and some garlic, also minced. Salt, pepper, and Italian dressing, flakes, mush together, done! A field goal that was worth 50 yards! Woo hoo! A winner on the Longmeadow. Thanks, Saralaya!

Andi of Longmeadow Farm January 05, 2012

This was easy and very good texture and soft. And it held together without egg which I am very very happy about. Thanks for the idea!! I used a small amount of Italian sausage and then the rest was beef. I used bread instead of potato flakes and added a little potato flour/starch. The dressing I used was Creamy vidalia Onion. Added salt and pepper to the mixer Then ketchup to the top. Just a note** do NOT use Italian sausage no matter how little you have. LOL... I had to smother it in ketchup because of the strong flavour... my fault on that part.

Seasons September 17, 2008

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