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Very veggie turkey meat loaf

Total Time
1 hr 10 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
50 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
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.
Ingredients

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

rosemary

2 tsp, fresh, minced

egg(s)

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)

Instructions

  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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