Vermont Turkey Loaf

Total Time
50mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
40 mins

We have been using ground turkey in place of ground beef for a while now, and I am always on the lookout for new recipes. I found this in the 2012 "Taste of Home" cookbook (if you don't own it, BUY IT NOW!) and decided to give it a try. It is a thick, dense meatloaf that is loaded with hidden veggies. Even my husband made a comment that he couldn't tell they were in there. The sauce on top also gives is a sweet tanginess that adds to the appeal. It is New England comfort food at it's best! (Submitted to TOH by Kari Caven of Post Falls, ID.)

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, saute the onion, mushrooms and carrot until tender.
  2. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the vegetables, bread crumbs, salt and pepper.
  4. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well.
  5. Pat into a greased 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  6. Bake, uncovered, at 375 for 35 minutes.
  7. Combine syrup and mustard; pour half over the turkey loaf.
  8. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 165 and juices run clear.
  9. Serve with remaining syrup mixture.
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5 5

WOW! This was surprisingly excellent! I had hopes that it would be good, but it exceeded my expectations. Thank you so much for posting this delicious, easy and healthy recipe!

3 5

The meatloaf slices easily and holds together for sandwich slices. I used a food processsor to finely dice the vegetables.