Very veggie turkey meat loaf

Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
1 hr 10 min
20 min
50 min
Ground turkey breast can be dry when it’s used in meat loaf or turkey burgers, but adding fresh vegetables increases the moisture. To make your ground turkey recipes a little juicier, try the trick we used in this recipe: Add some shredded zucchini or carrot.


cooking spray

1 spray(s)

olive oil

1 tsp

uncooked onion(s)

½ small, finely chopped

uncooked carrot(s)

2 medium, coarsely shredded

fresh baby spinach

5 oz, (1 package)

uncooked zucchini

1 medium, coarsely shredded

garlic clove(s)

3 medium clove(s), minced


2 tsp, fresh, minced


1 large

Dijon Mustard

2 Tbsp

Worcestershire sauce

2 Tbsp

table salt

½ tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp

uncooked 99% fat-free ground turkey breast

1 pound(s)

uncooked quick oats

1 cup(s), or old-fashioned oats

shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

½ cup(s)


  1. 1 Preheat oven to 375°F. Line large rimmed baking sheet with foil; spray foil with nonstick spray.
  2. 2 Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until onion begins to soften, about 3 minutes. Add carrots, spinach, zucchini, garlic, and rosemary. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables soften, about 3 minutes. Drain and transfer to large shallow dish to cool slightly.
  3. 3 Whisk together egg, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper in large bowl. Add turkey, oats, and vegetable mixture and stir to mix well.
  4. 4 Transfer mixture to baking pan and form into 4 x 10-inch loaf. Bake until instant-read thermometer inserted into center of meat loaf registers 165°F, about 50 minutes. Sprinkle with mozzarella and let stand 5 minutes before cutting into 12 slices.
  5. Serving size: 2 slices

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