Mexican Turkey Meatloaf

March 18, 2011

in Dinner in a Dash, Gluten Free, Healthy "MAKEOVERS", Pre-Contest Recipes, Recipes

After all the success of the Yummy Turkey Meatloaf, I had to come up with another delicious meatloaf recipe!

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Mexican Turkey Meatloaf

Makes 4 servings

1 lb (ish) of extra lean ground raw turkey (mine weighed 478 grams)
1/4 cup salsa
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/4 cup green pepper, chopped
3 egg whites (1/4 c + 2 Tbsp of carton kind)
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 cup quick oats

Topping: 2 Tbsp of additional salsa each mini loaf, or 1 Tbsp each muffin, or another 1/2 cup on a loaf

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.  Mix all together (except topping) in a bowl.  Place in a mini loaf pan – holds 8 – or a muffin pan – holds 12 – or a loaf pan.  Cook for 20-25 minutes (if using muffin tins or mini loaf pan), or 45-50 minutes in a loaf pan.

Nutrition:
per mini loaf, makes 8
Cals: 113  Fat: 3.9g  Carbs: 7.6g  Fibre: 1.5g  Sugars: 0.2g  Protein: 14.5g

per muffin, makes 12
Cals: 75  Fat: 2.6g  Carbs: 5.1g  Fibre: 1g  Sugars: 0.1g Protein: 9.6g

(per serving from loaf pan – cut into 4 servings)
Cals: 226  Fat: 7.8g  Carbs: 15.2g  Fibre: 3g  Sugars: 0.4g  Protein: 29g

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