Turkey and Beef Meat Loaf

Meatloaf with Ground Turkey and Beef
Meatloaf with Ground Turkey and Beef. Diana Rattray
  • 110 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 90 mins
  • Yield: 6 Servings
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Vegetables and traditional meatloaf flavors highlight this ground turkey and beef combination. I spread ketchup over the top of a meatloaf, but feel free to use barbecue sauce or chili sauce to top the loaf.

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, coarsely chopped or sliced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 4 ounces mushrooms
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs

How to Make It

  1. Heat oven to 350°. Spray a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan or rectangular baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Combine the beef and turkey in a large bowl with the eggs.
  3. In a food processor, combine the carrot, onion, garlic, and green pepper. Process until finely chopped.
  4. In a large skillet, over medium heat, heat the oil. Add the finely chopped vegetables and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, process the mushrooms until finely chopped. Add them to the vegetables and continue cooking for 1 minute.
  1. Combine the ketchup with mustard, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, red pepper, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Put about three-quarters of the ketchup mixture in with the meat mixture, along with bread crumbs.
  3. Add the vegetables and mushrooms and mix until well blended.
  4. Pack the mixture into a loaf pan or shape into a free-form loaf in the rectangular baking pan.
  5. Bake the meatloaf for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  6. Carefully pour off any excess grease. Spread remaining ketchup mixture over the loaf and continue cooking for 15 minutes.

Serves 6.


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