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Channeling June Cleaver

Channeling June Cleaver

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Spicy Mexican Turkey Meatloaf with a Kick!



Really good tasty food that is flavorful is so much more filling than salty fatty food. Your more likely to eat less because your so satisfied. That is the secret to eating well and keeping your weight down.  Meatloaf is a fond memory of my youth and my mother's wonderful cooking! I wanted to pay tribute to my mother by creating a spicy mouthwatering meatloaf like I remember growing up!  

Spicy Turkey Meatloaf

2 tablespoon oil olive
1 clove garlic, minced
1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced, white part only
1 red pepper, seeded and chopped
1 tomato, seeded and chopped
1 small hot green pepper, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup vegetable broth
1 tablespoon Franks Red Hot Sauce
1 pound ground turkey breast
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 egg
1/2 cup fresh salsa

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.  In a medium sauce pan add olive oil, saute  garlic and scallions, on medium heat for 5 minutes until translucent, do not brown. Add red pepper, tomato, hot green pepper continue cooking for another 5 minutes. Add broth and hot sauce. Set aside until cool.
In mixing bowl combine turkey, breadcrumbs, chili powder and egg. Mix until thoroughly combined.
Add cooled vegetable broth mixture to turkey. Mix together and form into oval place in baking pan. Bake for 30 minutes. Top with fresh salsa and continue baking for another 15 minutes until meet is thoroughly cooked to an internal  temperature of 160 degrees.
Serves 4.

Enjoy!

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