Mooseloaf Surprise "Meatloaf"

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Martha Ray Deen

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@MarthaRayDeen

If you're looking for a "healthy" way to have "meatloaf", this recipe is PERFECT for you! My friend, Paul, sent me a recipe for his "Tigger's Mooseloaf Surprise", which is basically turkey with vegetables, all mixed up to hide the "healthiness" from those picky eaters in your house. I revamped it a bit and added my own touches, which I'm sharing with you here. PS, there's no "moose" in it.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • LOAF

  • 2 1/2 lb
    ground turkey
  • 1 pkg
    mccormick's meatloaf seasoning mix (or other brand, but i prefer this one)
  • 4 slice
    toasted wheat bread
  • 10
    crackers, crumbled
  • 2 medium
    eggs
  • 4 medium
    finely shredded carrots
  • 1 c
    finely shredded broccoli stems and florets
  • 1/2 large
    red onion
  • 1
    entire head (10-11 cloves) garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp
    cumin
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
    sage, dried
  • TOPPING

  • 1 c
    ketchup
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    spicy brown mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar

How to Make Mooseloaf Surprise "Meatloaf"

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine all loaf ingredients in a large bowl, mixing thoroughly.
  3. Form a loaf into a 9x11 casserole dish (no more than 2" in thickness across loaf, this is not a "loaf pan" recipe). Cook at 350 degrees for one hour.
  4. Mix topping ingredients in a small bowl until well mixed. Spread on loaf for the last 15 minutes of cooking time.

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