July 20, 2020

Recipe: Easy, Spicy Mexican Turkey Loaf

Fun, healthy twist on old favorite

Mexican meatloaf

Try this easy, turkey meatloaf recipe. Herbs, spices, and vegetables are a great way to spice it up. The flavors come from a wide variety of sources to add extra depth.


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1 lb ground turkey breast
½ cup onion, finely chopped
½ cup carrot, diced
½ cup celery, diced
2 eggs
¼ cup plain whole wheat breadcrumbs
¼ cup salsa
¼ cup low fat sour cream
1 tsp cumin
½ tsp chili powder
2 tbsp diced green chilies
1 tbsp garlic, crushed


  1. Spray loaf pan with canola or olive oil spray.
  2. Lightly beat eggs with a fork in a small bowl.
  3. Mix together breadcrumbs, salsa and low fat sour cream in a small bowl. Set aside.
  4. Combine turkey, vegetables, eggs, breadcrumb mixture, cumin, chili powder, diced green chilies and garlic. Mix together in loaf pan.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees until internal temperature registers at 165 degrees.

Nutrition information

Makes 6 servings.

Each serving contains:


Calories: 150
Total fat: 4g
Saturated fat: 1g
Trans fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 95mg
Sodium: 160mg
Total Carbohydrate: 7g
Fiber: 1g
Sugars: 1g
Protein: 22g

Recipe courtesy of Digestive Disease Health Team Dietitians

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