Friday, 19 May 2017

Lean Turkey Meatloaf with Cheese

Losing weight is not just about cutting calories and denying yourself food. In fact, the road to staying true to a diet needs to be paved with flavorful options to your favorite meals. One way to accomplish this is by replacing traditional fatty red meat options with healthier alternatives like turkey. By using recipes like lean meatloaf with turkey meat, you will help yourself stay true to your healthy lifestyle and increase your ability to lose weight efficiently.

Cheesy Lean Turkey Meatloaf Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground turkey, 97% lean
  • 1 cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 12 ounces Colby cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • ½ cup ketchup

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In a bowl, combine very well the turkey, milk, bread crumbs, and eggs by hand. Add salt and pepper then cheese cubes into the mixture.
  3. Transfer to a loaf pan and form the turkey mixture into a smooth mounded loaf using the back of a spoon.
  4. Brush meatloaf evenly with ketchup.
  5. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, to an internal temperature of 180 degrees F (85 degrees C).
  6. Let meatloaf stand 5 minutes before serving.
Total Time: 1hr 30mins
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: Cook 1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 8

Nutrition Information 

Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 477
  • Calories from Fat: 238
  • Total Fat: 26.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.4g
  • Trans Fat: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 192mg
  • Sodium: 877mg
  • Potassium: 487mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 15.7g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6g
  • Sugars: 6.0g
  • Protein: 42.2g

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