Friday, June 27, 2008

Turkey Meatloaf

1 tblsp. EVOO
sprinkle dehydrated chopped onions
~ 2/3 cup chopped celery & leaves
½ cup grated carrot
3/4 tsp. dried thyme (couldn’t find any in my cabinet)
1 tsp. dried sage
Sprinkle poultry seasoning
2 packages lean ground turkey
2 large apples grated
1/2 c. dried bread crumbs
½ c flax meal
2/3 cup crumbled whole grain crackers
2 lg. egg, lightly beaten
¼ c. chopped fresh parsley
2 tbsp. Hot & Sweet mustard
1 tsp. salt
a few grinds of freshly ground pepper

2 tbsp. rice vinegar
2 tbsp. brown sugar
2 tsp. Hot & Sweet mustard

Heat oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add onions, carrot and celery and saute 3 minutes or until softened. Stir in thyme and sage and let cool slightly. Combine vegetable mixture in large bowl with turkey, flax/bread/cracker crumbs, apple, egg, parsley, salt, mustard and pepper. Mix well. Pack into a greased 8 x 8 inch baking dish. GLAZE: Combine ingredients in small bowl and brush over top of loaf. Bake at 350 degrees for 60+ minutes or until 165F+. Pour off any fat.

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