Monday, September 26, 2011

Turkey Meatloaf AND Meatballs

Turkey Meatloaf AND Meatballs

Makes enough for 2 meals, each with 2-3 servings.

Here's a healthier twist on two classics. Nothing can compete with the taste of traditional ground beef for me, but these are nice for a change from the usual.
Source for meatloaf: Skinny Taste blog

Here's your base recipe:
1.3 lb 93% lean ground turkey
1 large egg
1/2 small onion, minced
1 T. olive oil

Additional ingredients you'll need for the meatloaf:
1/4 c. oatmeal
1/4 c. ketchup
1 t. Worcestershire sauce
1/2 t. marjoram
additional ketchup, BBQ sauce, or shredded cheese for topping

Additional ingredients you'll need for the meatballs:
1/4 c. bread crumbs
1/4 c. Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper

Preheat the oven to 350°. In a medium bowl mix turkey, onion, egg and olive oil until well combined.  Divide mixture in half and transfer one half to a second bowl.
To the meatloaf bowl, add oatmeal, ketchup, salt, Worcestershire, and marjoram.  Divide into 2-3 equal loafs and place on an ungreased nonstick baking pan.  Top with ketchup or barbeque sauce if desired.  Bake uncovered for 40-50 minutes.  Add a topping of shredded cheese for final 10 minutes, if desired.

You could also wrap individually in plastic wrap and freeze until ready to bake.  Simply thaw in the fridge overnight and bake as directed.

To the meatballs bowl, add breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper.  Bake for 15-20 minutes or freeze on a baking sheet before transferring to a freezer bag.  Thaw overnight in fridge before baking.

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