Chipotle ( Turkey ) Meatloaf

From Cooking Light December 2005. It calls for 2 pounds of ground turkey. I made this for my husband using 1/2 turkey and 1/2 lean beef since he doesn’t like turkey loaves – it gave it the flavor of beef while still lightening it up. He loved it.

Preparation time

  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

  • Meat loaf 1 chipotle chile in adobo ( also use 1 teaspoon of sauce)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 lb ground turkey breast
  • cooking spray
  • Sauce 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Chop chile. Combine chile, adobo sauce, onion, and next 14 ingredients (through ground turkey breast) in a large bowl, stirring to combine.
  3. Place turkey mixture in a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray.
  4. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  5. While loaf bakes, combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl, brush over meat loaf.
  6. Cover and bake an additional 30 minutes or until thermometer registers 160°.
  7. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

Source: food.com

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