Mini Turkey Meat Loaves
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Mini Turkey Meat Loaves

Caramelized onions add the perfect touch of sweetness to these mini meat loaves.

4
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 15 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Meat Loaf

1 (20-ounce) package lean ground turkey  

1/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs

1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, finely chopped

1 rib (1/2 cup) celery, finely chopped

1/2 cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese

1/4 cup chili sauce  

1 medium carrot, grated

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg slightly beaten

2 teaspoons dry mustard

1/2 teaspoon pepper

Topping

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

1 large (1 cup) onion, thinly sliced

Sauce

1/4 cup chili sauce  

2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar

2 teaspoons dry mustard

 

 *Substitute 20 ounces lean ground beef. **Substitute ketchup.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9-inch baking pan with aluminum foil; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all meat loaf ingredients in bowl; mix well. (Use hands if necessary.) Form mixture into 4 (4x2 1/2x1-inch) loaves in prepared pan.

  3. STEP 3

    Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add sliced onion. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 5-7 minutes or until onion is light golden brown.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine all sauce ingredients in bowl; mix well. Evenly spread over top of meat loaves. Top each with 1/4 cooked onion. Bake 45-55 minutes or until loaves are no longer pink in center.

Tip #1

- Meat loaves can be prepared the night before. Cover; refrigerate. Bake the next day as directed above.

Tip #2

- To freeze and bake later, loosely cover unbaked meat loaves with plastic food wrap; freeze 30-60 minutes. Wrap each individual loaf with plastic food wrap; place in resealable freezer bag. Freeze up to 3 months. To thaw; place desired number of loaves in refrigerator for 24 hours or until thawed. Unwrap meat loaves; place into aluminum foil-lined 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake as directed above.

Nutrition

360Calories
12Fat (mg)
120Cholesterol (mg)
630Sodium (mg)
29Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
36Protein (g)

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  June 09, 2014

Excellent recipe, very tasty for ground turkey. Definitelly will make again.

— says Joanie
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  December 14, 2010

Good recipe. I also reduce the amount of mustard & eliminated the brown sugar. At times, I have substituted oatmeal for seasoned bread crumbs to reduce the amount of sodium.

— says sea
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