Eat– for Good Health

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Turkey & Lentil Meatloaf

Pre-heat oven to 350

  • 1lb ground lean turkey
  • 2 cups cooked green lentils
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • 2 large stalks celery, diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 tsp Mrs. Dashes (salt substitute)
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs, preferably whole wheat

–  Heat oil in a large skillet over med/med-high heat.  Saute onions for 5 minutes.  Add garlic, celery, and carrots, and saute for another 3-4 minutes.  Set aside.

– In a large bowl combine turkey, cooked lentils, the veggies you just cooked, and all the remaining ingredients. 

– Combine all ingredients.

– Spray a loaf pan and add mixture.

Glaze:

  • 2 T ketchup
  • 2 T maple syrup

– spread/brush glaze over loaf (or loaves)

– Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes.

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4 thoughts on “Eat– for Good Health

  1. Mary Alice Tallmadge

    Kathleen, I find it interesting that turkey has more heme iron than chicken. I like the idea of adding vegetables to your meatloaf.

  2. Janessa Breckenridge

    Heck yeah, packing in the nutrients. I think some breadcrumbs are necessary to hold it together for slicing. I like to fan out a couple of slices on a plate.

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