Saslove's Turkey Meat Loaves

Author: Canadian Living

Saslove's Meat Market, a family-run business since 1954 with two locations in Ottawa, has expanded operations at its Wellington Street shop to include prepared foods, salads and sausages as well as beef, pork, lamb, poultry and game meats, some organically raised. For their popular turkey meat loaf, they suggest surrounding it with Paprika-Roasted Potatoes. all covered with mushroom sauce.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: September 2003

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup pasta sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 lbs ground turkey
Mushroom Sauce:
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup sliced mushroom
  • 1/2 cup pasta sauce
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

Method

In large bowl, lightly whisk egg; mix in pasta sauce, bread crumbs, garlic, dill, pepper and salt. Add turkey and mix well. Divide in half; shape into oval loaves. Transfer to greased roasting pan; bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 1 hour. Drain off fat and any coagulation in pan.

Mushroom Sauce: Meanwhile, in saucepan, bring chicken stock, mushrooms, pasta sauce, garlic and pepper to boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer for 10 minutes.

In small bowl, mix cornstarch with 2 tbsp (25 mL) water; stir into sauce and boil until thickened, about 1 minute. (Make-ahead: Let loaves and sauce cool for 30 minutes; refrigerate until cold. Wrap and refrigerate for up to 2 days. Or wrap individually in plastic wrap and enclose in freezer bags; divide sauce between 2 airtight containers. Freeze for up to 2 weeks; thaw in refrigerator.)

Evenly divide sauce over loaves; bake for 30 minutes.

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

  • Sodium 544 mg
  • Protein 23 g
  • Calories 228.0
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Cholesterol 97 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g

%RDI

  • Iron 16.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 6.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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