Friday, January 4, 2019

Healthy Saturday Recipe


Mushroom Turkey Meat Loaf

This recipe provides 6 servings

Ingredients:

1) 1 cup minced onion
2) 1 tablespoon olive oil
3) 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium Worcestershire sauce
4) 2 teaspoons thyme
5) 1 (8-oz) package cremini mushrooms, finely chopped
6) 1 ½ teaspoons chopped garlic
7) 1 teaspoon sea salt, divided
8) 1 teaspoon pepper, divided
9) 1 ½ pounds extra-lean ground turkey
10) 2 large eggs
11) ½ cup whole-wheat panko
12) ¼ cup ketchup
13) ½ tablespoon light brown sugar
14) ½ tablespoon apple cider vinegar

Instructions:

1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place a pan of water on bottom rack.

2) Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté approx. 4 minutes. Add mushrooms; sauté approx. 3 mins. Add Worcestershire sauce, thyme, garlic, ½ teaspoon sea salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper; sauté 1 minute.

3) Gently combine turkey, eggs, panko, mushroom mixture, remaining ½ teaspoon salt, and remaining ½ teaspoon pepper in a large bowl. Add meat mixture to an 8 ½ by 4 ½ inch loaf pan lined with foil (for easier cleanup). Lightly press meat mixture evenly into loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. on middle rack until loaf in center is 155 degrees F., approx. 50 minutes cooking time.

4) Combine ketchup, sugar, and vinegar in a small bowl; brush over top of loaf.  Increase heat to lo broil. Broil for 5- 7 minutes, or until glaze bubbles. Remove from oven; cool 10 to 15 minutes. Lift or remove turkey loaf from pan. Cut into 6 slices.


This recipe provides 28 grams of protein per serving!


Enjoy!

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