A new lighter, healthier version of one of our favorite comfort foods is on the Healthy On You® menu. I love meatloaf but the classic version uses ground beef and/or pork which is laden with fat. It's really great when you can take a delicious favorite like this and convert it to a healthier version of itself that is equally delicious. The addition of the Moroccan flavors makes this meatloaf unique and flavorful. Shredded vegetables help bring moisture to the dish which is sometimes difficult to achieve with lean meats. This yummy version will be your new favorite spin on this popular american staple. Note that you can sub in lean ground buffalo or lamb for the ground turkey.
Preheat oven to 350 °F. Coat a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes. Add kale and continue stirring. When the kale begins to soften, add the garlic and continue stirring for an additional 2 minutes. Stir in salt and pepper. Turn the mixture onto a plate and cool for 10 minutes.
In a bowl, whisk together the egg, bread crumbs, carrots, potatoes, and parsley. Add turkey and gently but thoroughly mix with your hands or a spoon to combine.
Place the mixture into an oiled 9-by-5-inch loaf pan, Coat the top with olive oil spray, sprinkle with breadcrumbs and cover with foil.
Bake until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center registers at least 140 °F, about 45 minutes, uncover and let the top bake for 10 more minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.
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Healthy On You Recipes and cooking tips by Samantha Binkley. Many of these recipes use Samantha's 100% Organic Spice Blends that take the guess work out of cooking.