We cut the fat in an old-fashioned meat loaf recipe by substituting ground turkey for pork sausage and egg product for eggs.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
bake:
1 hr at 350°
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, stir together egg product or egg whites, crushed crackers, onion, catsup, 3 tablespoons of the soup mix, the poultry seasoning (if you like), and the 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Add ground beef and ground turkey; mix well.

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  • Shape meat into an 8x4x2-inch loaf. Place in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven about 1 hour or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in center registers 165 degree F and juices run clear.

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  • Meanwhile, place potatoes and carrots in a 4-quart Dutch oven. Pour broth over vegetables; stir in the remaining soup mix.

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  • Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and cook for 20 minutes. Add cabbage. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes more or until vegetables are tender.

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  • Remove vegetables; keep warm. Measure 1-1/2 cups cooking liquid; discard any remaining liquid. Stir together cornstarch and cold water. Stir into reserved liquid. Cook and stir until bubbly. Cook for 2 minutes more.

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  • Serve with meat loaf and vegetables. Season to taste with pepper. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

327 calories; total fat 7g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 26mg; sodium 561mg; carbohydrates 53g; fiber 8g; protein 15g.

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