Now turkey meatloaf might not pique your interest, normally, but I hope you’ll give this one a try. It is reminiscent of Thanksgiving. I served it with Apple Cider Glazed Green Beans from my cookbook and baked sweet potatoes (baked at the same time as the meatloaf). It was super moist and delicious. I will definitely make it again. Give it a try and come back and let me know how you liked it.
2 apples – peeled, cored and chopped very fine. I used Granny Smith, but would use whatever I have on hand, you’re not locked in
1 large onion, finely chopped
2/3 cup GF crumbs. I used GF Rice Krispies (it takes roughly double the amount to make the crumbs)
1 Tablespoon Italian dressing MIX, not dressing OR Italian Seasoning (recipe for mix in cookbook)
1/2 cup milk
2 pounds ground turkey, a mix of white/dark meat is best or all dark to get the moistest meatloaf
1/4 cup fresh, chopped sage leaves (or 2 T dried)
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1/4 cup ketchup
1 Tablespoon maple syrup
1 teaspoon dry mustard
Preheat oven to 400°
Grease your pan – I used an 10X8 inch glass baking dish.
Combine all the ingredients except for the sauce ingredients, in a large bowl and combine well. Don’t over work though, it will make your meat tough.
Mix the sauce ingredients and spread over the top of meatloaf.
Bake until lightly brown and cooked through (165°) – about 50-60 minutes. Let sit for 10 minutes before cutting.