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Sun-Dried Tomato Turkey Meatloaf

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March 11, 2010
Author Notes

Meatloaf is the very first dish I made for my hubby and he requests it often. I’ve experimented with various versions over the years and this is my favorite. It’s very moist and flavorful because it’s packed with cooked veggies and sun dried tomatoes. No sauce is needed – it is absolutely perfect on its own! —Kerstin

  • Serves 6
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 4 shallots, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup crushed croutons
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350?F. Heat olive oil over medium high heat in a large skillet and sauté carrots for 5 minutes. Add shallots and pepper and sauté 5 more minutes or until veggies are soft. Add garlic and sauté one additional minute.
  2. Mix cooked veggies, sun-dried tomatoes, ground turkey, egg, crushed croutons, parmesan cheese, oregano, basil, and salt in a large bowl with hands until well combined. Form meat into a loaf and place on a large greased cookie sheet. Bake meatloaf at 350?F for 40 to 45 minutes or until cooked through. Makes 6 servings.
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