Savory Meat Loaf (Makeover)

Savory Meat Loaf (Makeover)

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Let’s get to the meat of the matter—meat loaf made with lean ground turkey lowers the fat. Adding just-right spices and a fresh bread-crumb crust makes the recipe perfect.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:40

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

3
slices white bread, lightly toasted
1 1/2
lb lean ground turkey
1
cup buttermilk
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried sage leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
clove garlic, finely chopped, or 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
cup fat-free egg product
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1/4
cup finely chopped green bell pepper
1/4
cup ketchup, chili sauce or barbecue sauce
Thin slices green bell pepper, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Into food processor or blender, tear toasted bread into pieces. Cover; process with on-and-off pulses until bread is crumbly and evenly chopped.
  2. In large bowl, mix bread crumbs and remaining ingredients except ketchup and bell pepper slices. Spread mixture in ungreased 8x4- or 9x5-inch loaf pan. Spread ketchup over top.
  3. Baked 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in center of loaf reads 165°F.
  4. Let meat loaf stand 5 minutes; drain. Remove from pan. Top with bell pepper slices. To serve, cut meat loaf into 6 slices.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Make meat loaf sandwiches with leftovers. Simply layer thick slices of warm or cold meat loaf between bread slices.
Did You Know?
Makeover recipes are comfort-food favorites that have been remixed with less fat and sugar so they're healthier.
Do-Ahead
Assemble this hearty meat loaf up to 24 hours ahead of time, leaving the ketchup off. Cover and refrigerate the unbaked loaf until it's time to bake. Uncover, add the ketchup and bake as directed.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 230
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 560mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 28g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.