Turkey Meatloaf Recipe


In this recipe, the classic American version of meatloaf is presented in a new light. This healthy turkey meatloaf is comforting, extremely moist and flavorful.

Yield: 6 servings

Total Time Taken: 80 minutes


1 ½ pounds ground turkey

1 small onion, peeled and chopped

1 green onion, sliced

1 medium-sized green bell pepper

3 tablespoons chopped parsley

¼ cup and 3 tablespoons ketchup

2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

¾ cup and 3 tablespoons breadcrumbs

1 teaspoon salt and more for sprinkling

1 teaspoon ground black pepper and more for sprinkling

2 tablespoons cornstarch


  1. Set baking rack in the middle shelf of the oven and let preheat.
  2. Place a small non-stick skillet pan over medium-low heat, add 1 tablespoon oil and let heat.
  3. Add onion and pepper and cook for 5-7 minutes or until nicely golden brown and soft. Then stir in parsley and remove the pan from heat.
  4. Place turkey in a large bowl, add onion mixture, ¼ cup ketchup, breadcrumbs, salt and black pepper. Combine cornstarch with 1 tablespoon water and add to turkey mixture. Stir until fully combined and then shape mixture into a loaf.
  5. Transfer loaf into a 9 by 5 inches loaf pan and brush remaining ketchup across the top.
  6. Scatter with green onion, then drizzle with remaining oil and sprinkle with ½ teaspoon of each salt and black pepper.
  7. Place loaf pan into the oven and bake for 55-60 minutes until cooked through. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information Per Serving: 60.3 Cal, 3.8 g total fat (0.8 g sat. fat), 25 mg chol., 171.4 mg sodium, 1.5 g carb., 0.2 g fiber, 4.7 g protein.

Turkey Meatloaf


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