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


Recipe Summary

20 mins
1 hr
1 hr 20 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

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