Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

I'm on the Atkins diet, so I follow a lot of low fat/no carb dishes. These are ones I make myself, ... trial and error. This was a success. My family loves this Italian version of a meat loaf that I make with ground turkey. Calories, fat and cholesterol wre reduced by: Using egg whites instead of a whole egg Replacing ground beef with ground turkey breast Using shredded apples to add moisture that is lost by eliminating the beef fat Using a reduced-fat spaghetti sauce. 445 calories per serving before, 227 after.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the egg whites, garlic, basil, salt, rosemary and red pepper.
  3. Then stir in the apples, onions and bread crumbs.
  4. Add the turkey and mix until well combined.
  5. Spray a 8x4x2" loaf pan with non-stick spray.
  6. Pat the turkey mixture into the pan.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes.
  8. Spread the spaghetti sauce over the top of the turkey.
  9. Bake about 25 minutes more, or until the turkey is no longer pink.
  10. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  11. Transfer the loaf to a serving plate.
  12. Sprinkle the parmean cheese over the top.
  13. Slice and serve.


Most Helpful

It was great!But I only had ground chicken; threw a slice of whole wheat bread in a food processor- instead of bread crumbs.

janiece31 September 01, 2007

It had a great flavor, though it came out a little softer than I liked. Maybe I needed to cook it longer?

UW4Life July 20, 2006

I got on to post this exact recipe from a recipe card in my box! It was pretty tasty for ground turkey breast. I didn't have bread crumbs so used some whole wheat bread instead.

wife2abadge July 15, 2006

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