Southwestern Turkey Loaf

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 336.5
  • Total Fat: 13.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 119.8 mg
  • Sodium: 565.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 27.6 g

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A spicy twist to an all-American classic. A spicy twist to an all-American classic.
Number of Servings: 6


    1 1/2 lb lean ground turkey
    3/4 cup crushed baked corn tortilla chips (about 2 1/2 ounces)
    1 large egg
    1 can (15 1/4 ounces) whole-kernel corn, drained
    1 jar (11 ounces) medium-hot chunky salsa (about 1 1/4 cups)
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp pepper


Preheat oven to 375*F.
In large bowl, mix ground turkey with tortilla chips, egg, corn, 1 cup salsa, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper just until well-combined; do not overmix or meat loaf will be tough.
Transfer meat mixture to small roasting pan (14 by 10 inches); shape into 10-inch by 5-inch loaf. Spread remaining 1/4 cup salsa on top of loaf.
Bake meat loaf 1 hour or until temperature on meat thermometer inserted in center of meat loaf reaches 160F.
Let meat loaf stand 10 minutes for easier slicing.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BHUEBNER.

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Interesting recipe - my husband loved it. I made it a few less calories by substituting 5 Saltines and 16 crushed reduced fat wheat thins in lieu of the chips. It's less than the 3/4 of a cup but came out fine and moist - less calories and fat. - 3/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    AHHHHHH we loved this!! I regularly make turkey meatloaf, so this was a nice way to switch it up. I added finely diced onion and served with homemade unfried "refried" beans over spinach. This'll make the rotation - 4/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Yummy - 6/8/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was so good. I will be making this more often. - 5/8/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    UPDATE: It was great! I used tomato sauce, cayenne, cumin and chili powder instead of salsa. Next time though I think I'll put the corn on the side - it tasted good, but the texture was really strange! Especially since I like to make sandwiches with leftover meatloaf. Wheat bread and corn don't go! - 4/2/09

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