Turkey Mini-Meatloaves With Roasted Root Veggies

Recipe by Lady in love
READY IN: 1hr 30mins




  • 1-Preheat oven to 375, Arrange oven racks to accommodate two dishes being cooked at the same time.
  • 2- Put foil on baking sheet for easy clean up.
  • 3-Prepare Veggies-Chop root vegtables to aprox 1/2" size,( flower bag ) put into a roaster bag for faster cooking.Toss all the vegtables into bag add 1tbl sp, plus 1 tsp olive oil, salt, pepper, and herbs mix well in bag. Close bag cut 3 or 4 slits in top of bag place on baking sheet.Put on bottom rack of oven.
  • 4- Now,prepare Glaze- In a sm bowl combine the ketchup, worcestershire sauce and hot sauce. Set aside.
  • 5-In a large bowl, pour milk over bread crumbs.Set aside.
  • 6- Mix turkey, cheese, egg, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Combine the mixture with your hands untill well mixed, it will be quite wet.
  • 7-Heat 1 tsp oil in a large skillet, over medium heat. Add onion and cook stirring occasionally untill soft and golden. about 5 minute Add spinach and stir untill just wilted. about 30 seconds.
  • ( or add 1 tbl water to pan and put lid on to wilt spinach leaves, stir a little as needed ).
  • 8-Transfer spinach and onions to bowl with soaked crumbs. Add the turkey mixture. Combine with your hands untill well mixed, it will be quite wet.
  • 9-Tightly pack one cup of mixture into a one cup DRY measure cup. Invert the cup onto a rimmed foil lined baking sheet, gently shaking the cup to release the mixture. Gently pat and shape the mound. Repeat three times with remaining mixture.
  • 10- Spoon glaze on top of each meatloaf, let dribble down the sides.
  • Put into oven on top rack. ( Veggies should already be in oven ).
  • 11-Bake mini meatloaves untill cooked through and light golden ( remember turkey is lighter than hamburger ) Aprox 1 hr to 1 1/4 hr , I like mine well done ! Take meatloaves and veggies out at same time.