Easy Italian Turkey Meatloaf

Garrison Wayne

By
@TheOrganizedChef

I am definitely a meatloaf lover. I usually bake with beef and sometimes mix it in with some ground pork. For those who only eat fish and chicken, this is a very good and savory main course. The breadcrumbs and sausage add enough herbal influence, that there is no need for any additional herbs. I prefer the red bell pepper to the green in this recipe, as they are sweeter. The glaze is a sort of make do ketchup, Italian Style. I really like this meatloaf, as it is not some alternative to something better. This meatloaf "ROCKS"...!!!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 medium
red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 large
onion, chopped
2 large
eggs, beaten
1 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1 c
italian bread crumbs
1/2 c
milk
2 Tbsp
tomato paste
1 1/2 lb
ground turkey, not extra lean
1 lb
chicken italian sausage, removed from casing

FOR THE GLAZE

3 Tbsp
tomato paste
1 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp
honey

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl place the meatloaf ingredients (minus the turkey and sausage) and mix well.
2
Add the meats and mix well. I do this with my hands.
3
Place the meatloaf mix in a well greased pan. I line mine with parchment paper. Pat down to shape loaf in to desired shape.
4
Mix the glaze ingredients in a small bowl and frost the top of the meatloaf. Add some extra freshly ground pepper on top if you desire.
5
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour 30 minutes. Turn up heat to 450 degrees the last 10 minutes to crisp and brown.
6
Remove from oven and rest on a hot pad for at least 20 minutes before slicing.

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