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Mar 25, 2011 11:11 AM

I need a yummy meatloaf recipe that

actually uses ground chicken or turkey. I am trying to eat less red meat. Thanks!

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  1. Here's my recipe, although I will admit to using ground bison too. It's an equally low fat/low cholesterol meat...

    Spicy Chipotle Turkey Meatloaf

    Serves 4 with leftovers
    Olive oil
    2 lb minced turkey or buffalo meat
    1/3 c ketchup
    1 egg
    1 t kosher salt
    1 1/2 t freshly ground black pepper
    3/4 cup oatmeal
    1 T canned chipotle peppers en adobo, chopped (or more)
    2 cloves garlic, chopped
    2T grated romano cheese (or any sharp cheese)

    Hot sauce
    Amounts to your taste

    1. Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
    Lightly oil a 9X5X3" loaf pan.
    2. In a bowl, combine the gound meat, ketchup, egg, salt, pepper, bread crumbs, chipotle peppers and their sauce, garlic, and cheese. Mix well.
    3. Press the mixture into the loaf pan, brush or ladle glaze over top, and cover with foil. Set the loaf on a rimmed baking sheet.
    4. Bake the meatloaf for 45 minutes. Remove the foil and continue baking for 10 minutes or until browned.

    1. I gotten rave reviews of this Turkey Mushroom Meatloaf:

      I make it with Ground Turkey Breast (much heathlier than regular ground turkey) and it always turns out moist.

      Ina Garten, Barefooft Contessa, also has a good Turkey Meatloaf recipe:

      1 Reply
      1. re: Norm Man

        I always add some shredded carrots, zuchinni, and onion to my mix, no matter what type of meat. I do like to use oats and an egg or 2.

      2. I love this recipe from Gourmet magazine (RIP):

        I didn't used to have a food processor so it would take a long time to prep the veggies, but now it's easy!

        1. I just posted about today's turkey meatloaf on Part 80 of the What's for Dinner thread.

          1. Check Fine Cooking. The last issue had a "create your own" meatloaf with lots of good ideas. I haven't made any of the poultry ones, but have made the cheddar stout one twice, with excellent results. You probably could sub in ground chicken or turkey for at least part of the meats in many of the meat loaves they suggest.