Italian Turkey Meatloaf with Basil

[ 4 ] September 14, 2014 |

Italian Turkey Meatloaf with Basil

This Italian Turkey Meatloaf with Basil is a favorite among  my clients, this is my most request dish! This classic comfort food meatloaf  includes some great Italian flair!

There is dozen of meatloaf recipes out there but this Italian Turkey Meatloaf is one of a kind.

Italian Turkey Meatloaf with Basil

This italian meatloaf is moist and tender and even better the day after. The leftover makes great sandwiches!

I don’t know about you, but I like to bake my meatloaf in small individual pans. Easy to freeze.

Italian Turkey Meatloaf with Basil

 With mashed potatoes and a green vegetable, you have the perfect family dinner.

Italian Turkey Meatloaf with Basil
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • 1 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • ¾ cup finely chopped onion
  • ¾ cup chopped fresh basil
  • ½ cup (2 ounces) shredded sharp provolone cheese
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • Cooking spray
  • ⅓ cup ketchup
  1. Combine boiling water and tomatoes in a bowl; let stand 30 minutes or until soft. Drain tomatoes; finely chop.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°.
  3. Combine ½ cup ketchup, breadcrumbs, and the next 6 ingredients (breadcrumbs through turkey) in a large bowl. Add tomatoes to turkey mixture. Shape turkey mixture into a 9 x 5-inch loaf on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Spread ⅓ cup ketchup over meat loaf. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a thermometer registers 160°. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Cut into 12 slices.

Italian Turkey Meatloaf with Basil

Marie Poulin
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  1. Bill says:

    Meatloaf is the ultimate comfort food and this looks like a great one! Definitely trying this recipe! Thanks for sharing it.

  2. Alicia says:

    Was delicious!!! Will definitely make again! Very easy to make as well.

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