Turkey and Quinoa Meatloaf-Healthy

Eileen Hineline


My family loves meatloaf and i enjoy finding new ways to make them, this recipe and photo is from AllRecipes, I do not make Turkey meatloaf much but with this recipe it will be made often, enjoy!


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30 Min
50 Min


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    1/4 cup quinoa
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    1/2 cup water
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    1 teaspoon olive oil
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    1 small onion, chopped
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    1 large clove garlic, chopped
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    1 (20 ounce) package ground turkey
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    1 tablespoon tomato paste
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    1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce
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    2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce
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    1 egg
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    1 1/2 teaspoons salt
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    1 teaspoon ground black pepper
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    2 tablespoons brown sugar
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    2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce
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    1 teaspoon water

How to Make Turkey and Quinoa Meatloaf-Healthy


  1. Bring the quinoa and water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender, and the water has been absorbed, about 15 to 20 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  2. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onion; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for another minute; remove from heat to cool.
  4. Stir the turkey, cooked quinoa, onions, tomato paste, hot sauce, 2 tablespoons Worcestershire, egg, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until well combined. The mixture will be very moist. Shape into a loaf on a foil lined baking sheet. Combine the brown sugar, 2 teaspoons Worcestershire, and 1 teaspoon water in a small bowl. Rub the paste over the top of the meatloaf.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, about 50 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C). Let the meatloaf cool for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.

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About Turkey and Quinoa Meatloaf-Healthy

Course/Dish: Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids Healthy

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