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Turkey Meatloaf Recipe

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Here is a healthier version of an old dinner favorite.


  • 1 pound lean turkey, ground
  • ½ cup regular oats, dry
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon onion, dehydrated
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ green pepper, diced


  1. Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  2. Bake in loaf pan at 350 °F for 25 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165 °F.
  3. Cut into five slices and serve.

Yield: 5 servings. Serving size: 1 slice (3 oz), each serving yields:

  • Calories: 197
  • Total fat: 7 g
  • Saturated fat: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 103 mg
  • Sodium: 218 mg
  • Total fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 23 g
  • Carbohydrates: 11 g
  • Potassium: 336 mg

Quick Fact: This healthy version of an old dinner favorite is prepared with low-fat ground turkey.

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Information on this page is taken from the English print version of “Your Heart, Your Life, A Community Health Worker's Manual.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH Publication No. 08-3674, Originally Printed 1999, Revised May 2008.

Last Updated March 2012

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