Saturday, December 15, 2012

Recipe of the Day 2


This recipe provides 4 servings.


1) 1 tablespoon margarine (softened)
2) 1 1/4 cup chopped onion
3) 3 garlic cloves, minced
4) 1 lb lean ground turkey breast
5) 1/2 cup oatmeal
6) 1 large egg
7) 3/4 cup salsa
8) 2 tablespoon Worcesteshire sauce
9) 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
10) 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt margarine in a small skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and onion; cook 5 mins, stirring occasionally. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and let cool approx. 5 mins. Add turkey, oats, egg, 1/4 cup salsa, Worcestershire sauce, sea salt and pepper to onion mixture and mix well. Press into an 8 by 4 inch loaf pan. Spread remaining 1/2 cup salsa over top. Bake for approx. 50  mins, until no longer pink in center and internal temperature of loaf reaching 165 degrees F. Let stand at room temp. approx. 5 mins. before slicing.

Nutritional value per serving:

Calories: 240
Total Fat: 6 grams   ( 1 gram saturated)
Carbs: 15 grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Protein: 30 grams
Sodium: 685 mg
Cholesterol: 108 mg

Recipe Insight:  Extra-lean ground turkey breast is one of best sources of lean protein-needed fuel for your muscles and also an important element in stabilizing blood sugar!

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