Salsa Turkey Meat Loaf

Author: Canadian Living

Serve with: Baked potatoes and roasted beets. Turkey and salsa elevate everyday meat loaf to tender, juicy fare with up-to-date Mexican flair.

  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cups medium chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/2 onion grated
  • 1/2 sweet green pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb ground turkey lean or extra lean
  • 1 1/2 lb ground chicken lean or extra lean
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monteray Jack cheese

Method

In bowl and using fork, beat eggs. Mix in 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the salsa, the bread crumbs, onion, green pepper, chili powder, salt, thyme and pepper. Mix in turkey.

Pat evenly into 8- x 4-inch (1.5 L) loaf pan. Spread remaining salsa over top. Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven until meat thermometer inserted in centre registers 185°F (85°C), about 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Sprinkle cheese over top; bake until melted, about 5 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes; drain off fat.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 557 mg
  • Protein 26 g
  • Calories 278.0
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Cholesterol 154 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 15.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 9.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 11.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 9.0
  • Vitamin C 23.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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