Potato-Frosted Meatloaf #5FIX

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

5-Ingredient Fix Contest Entry. The buttery mashed potatoes make a terrific-looking frosting for this easy-to-put together meatloaf with loads of flavor. Kids love this dinner. If needed, keep warm in a low oven, up to an hour, loosely covered with foil. Tip: Crush cheddar-flavored crackers, such as Goldfish, in food processor

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese crackers
  • 2 lbs ground turkey
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa, hot variety
  • 1 (24 ounce) package Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Line a heavy cookie sheet with baking parchment.
  2. Crush enough cheddar cheese crackers to yield 1 cup crumbs.
  3. In a large bowl combine turkey, eggs, cracker crumbs and 3/4 cup salsa. Using a light touch, form into a 2” high oval. Place in center of parchment.
  4. Frost top and sides of meatloaf with mashed potatoes, using a flexible spatula, covering completely.
  5. Bake one to 1-1/4 hours, until beginning to brown and temperature registers 165 in center. If desired, remove from parchment onto a foil pan and run under broiler until lightly browned. Slice and serve with remaining salsa on the side.
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