Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb.ground turkey breast
  • 1/2 lb. ground turkey
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup unseasoned whole-wheat breadcrumbs
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper, minced
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, minced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 Tbsp. ketchup (optional, to use as a topping)


Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine all ingredients except 3 tablespoons of ketchup in a large bowl. Transfer mixture to a 9x5-inch non-stick loaf pan. Bake 1 hour, uncovered.
  3. Remove from oven. Spread the 3 tablespoons ketchup on top, if desired. Cover lightly with foil and let meatloaf rest 10 minutes. Cut into slices and serve.


Recipe Yield: Makes 5 servings

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 278
Fat: 10 grams
Sodium: 420 milligrams
Protein: 24 grams
Carbohydrates: 23 grams

Diabetic Exchanges

1 Bread/Starch, 3 Lean-Meat