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Turkey meatloaf doesn’t have to be boring! With mushrooms, spinach and feta, this meatloaf recipe is so delish, it’ll be your new favorite. The mushrooms keep it from drying out and the spinach and feta add tons of extra flavor. Your family will love it so much, they’ll want you to make this delicious dinner recipe every single night!
Nobody likes boring food and I’m always doing my best to make meals for my family that are fun and flavorful. That’s why I’ve taken the blenditarian pledge! Don’t know what that is? The official definition of a blenditarian is someone who believes that the mighty, meaty mushroom makes meals more delicious, nutritious and sustainable. I’m a believer!
The Blend takes the flavor of your recipes up several notches by combining them with mushrooms and other ingredients. I’m already a big fan of mushrooms so putting them in my best turkey meatloaf recipe sounded like a great idea to me!
I made turkey meatloaf with mushrooms because adding mushrooms makes everything tastier and nutritious. It’s also an easy way to sneak a few more vegetables into dinner! Mushrooms are fat free, cholesterol free, low in calories and provide nutrients like vitamins D & B, potassium and antioxidants so our yummy meals our healthy too!
The Blend even helps me with my budget.When I add mushrooms to our meat, it adds bulk so we’re able to stretch meals and get more servings.
Want to learn how to include The Blend in your recipes? It’s simple:
- Chop your favorite mushroom variety to match the consistency of the ground meat.
- Blend chopped mushrooms with the ground meat.
- Cook the mushroom-meat blend to complete the recipe.
- Optional: Before chopping, roast mushrooms for 10-15 minutes to enhance flavor. Let them cool, then chop and blend.
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My first official blenditarian recipe has turned out to be a big hit with my family! The Blend took my regular turkey meatloaf recipe and turned it into something that my kids and my husband couldn’t get enough of! I’m sure your family will love this Turkey Meatloaf With Spinach, Feta And Mushrooms just as much as mine did!
Turkey Meatloaf With Mushrooms
To me, the perfect recipe is not just one that tastes great, but it has to be easy to make too. That’s why I love this one. Just gather your ingredients and you’re ready to go.
Start with 20 ounces of ground turkey. Feel free to double this recipes if you want extra leftovers the next day. Meatloaf makes great leftovers!
Combine the ingredients in a big bowl and blend.
Place blended mixture in a meatloaf pan.
Top with BBQ sauce. You can make your own but I just used store bought brown sugar BBQ sauce. Honey BBQ sauce would also be tasty!
Bake for 45-50 minutes (until internal temp is 165).
This meatloaf was SO good…seriously tasty! My girls (and my hubby) ate every last bite!!!
The mushrooms really give it that extra flavor and while I’ve blended from time to time in the past, I’m definitely going to be doing The Blend more often.
I paired our turkey meatloaf with asparagus and potatoes and it made for a delicious dinner. My kids are already requesting it for dinner again…that’s always a good thing!
I’ve always loved mushrooms but now I’m planning to cook with them even more often. The Blend makes everything better…stay tuned to see what I’ve got up my sleeve next.
Turkey Meatloaf With Mushrooms, Spinach & Feta
- 20 oz ground turkey
- 1 cup portobello mushrooms chopped
- 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbled
- 1 cup spinach chopped
- 2 cloves garlic chopped
- 3 tsp Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
- 1 egg beaten
- 3 tbsp brown sugar BBQ sauce
- Preheat oven to 375
- In a large mixing bowl, combine ground turkey, mushrooms, feta, spinach, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, bread crumbs and egg.20 oz ground turkey, 1 cup portobello mushrooms, 1/2 cup feta cheese, 1 cup spinach, 2 cloves garlic, 3 tsp Worcestershire sauce, 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs, 1 egg
- Place in a meatloaf pan and top with BBQ sauce.3 tbsp brown sugar BBQ sauce
- Bake for 45-50 minutes (thermometer should read 165)
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I wouldn’t have thought of this combination for meatloaf, but it sounds so good!
I love trying new things with meatloaf and this was the first time I’ve used feta (but it won’t be the last!)
This was delicious. It had so much flavor for a turkey meatloaf. We will be making it again.
Thanks so much! We think so too and it’s one of our family favorites!
I’m a dude and I made this recipe 3x now and it rocks!
Thank you so much! I’m really glad to hear that you enjoy it as much as we do!
Can this be put in the freezer?
Yes, as long as you wrap it tightly in foil or plastic wrap, you should be able to freeze it for up to 3 months.
Hi, would there have to be any changes make to cooking time/temp if I didn’t use spinach? Thanks in advance!
No, you can still cook it at the same time and temperature. Hope you enjoy! 🙂
can I substitute mushrooms with another veggies?
Hi Allison, I’ve never tried but I don’t think that won’t work for this particular recipe. Feel free to experiment though and if you do find a good substitute, let me know 🙂