Italian Turkey Meatloaf

Italian Turkey Meatloaf Recipe

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Carol Huggard


My husband doesn't know that it's not beef. He loves it and I've had many compliments from friends.


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12 servings
25 Min
1 Hr


  • 1/2 c
    carrot, shredded
  • 1 c
    finely chopped onion
  • 1 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 c
    quick cooking oats
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced fresh garlic
  • 1 large
    egg lightly beaten
  • 1/2 jar(s)
    refrigerated basil pesto
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 8 oz
    canned tomato sauce
  • 20 oz
    lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 c

How to Make Italian Turkey Meatloaf


  1. Process carrots in a food processor until finely ground. Stir together next 5 ingredients with carrots in a large bowl. Combine salt, pepper and tomato sauce into carrot mixture.
  2. Add turkey to carrot mixture, combining with hands until well blended. Line loaf pan with heavy duty foil; coat lightly with cooking spray. Place turkey into pan and form into a loaf.
  3. Bake at 400 for 30 minutes and spread ketchup over meatloaf. Bake an additional 30 minutes or until thermometer inserted in center of mealoaf registers 165 degrees.
  4. Let meatloaf stand 10 minutes. Slice and serve.

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About Italian Turkey Meatloaf

Course/Dish: Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Italian

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