Five Point Friday: Turkey Meatloaf

I got this recipe from a friend of mine who used to belong to my gym. Long story short, she and I had the same hellish personal trainer who insisted on clean eating. So she invented this recipe.

It is possible to lower the Points values a bit by substituting ground turkey breast, an egg white, or low-sugar ketchup. I also happened to have some fresh parsley and basil on hand, so I chopped it and threw it in, too.

I made a HUGE batch of it yesterday (x5), so I made 4 mini loaves and 44 meatballs. (I set the time for 30 minutes and checked for doneness frequently after that). We ate one mini loaf for dinner, threw a second in the fridge, and #3 and 4 got frozen. I froze 22 meatballs in each of two ziptop freezer bags for future dinners (probably spaghetti & meatballs).

My Amazing Turkey Meatloaf

My Amazing Turkey Meatloaf

Turkey Meatloaf

  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1/2 c. oatmeal, ground in food processor
  • 1 T. Italian spices
  • 1 T. garlic powder
  • 1/3 c. (one small) chopped onion
  • 2 T. ketchup
  • 1 large egg

Mix all in large bowl. Bake at 350° in loaf pans (I used my Pampered Chef stoneware mini-loaf pan) for 40-45 minutes or until done. If desired, drizzle additional ketchup over top and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes.

Yield: 5 servings at 5 Points each

Thanks to Mel at A Box of Chocolates for hosting this carnival! Stop by for more great 5 Point recipes.

UPDATE: Thanks to my friend M. for pointing out that I’d forgotten to include the baking temperature, and that the bake time was WAAAAY off. I’ve corrected those above.

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About Kathleen

Kathleen Heuer is a serial arts advocate and volunteer. She is the mom of two beautiful girls, wife to a brilliant nuclear engineer, and referee between her golden retriever and her hissy 18-year-old cat. For more, go to http://about.me/kathleendheuer.
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One Response to Five Point Friday: Turkey Meatloaf

  1. Mel says:

    I love meatloaf, but couldn’t find a low fat recipe that I liked. I do use turkey whenever I can and actually am starting to like it better. I think I’ll give this recipe a shot this week. By the way I love the idea of using mini loaf pans and then freezing some along with meatballs. That sounds like a great idea! Thanks for playing along with my 5 point Friday!!

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