This recipe for Quick and Easy Turkey Meatloaf is sure to become a family favorite and get a permanent spot in your dinner rotation. In this recipe I used ground turkey however you could easily substitute that for ground beef or chicken or even a combination. Plus, this meal is great for leftovers… if there are any left!
How to Make Turkey Meatloaf
This Quick and Easy Turkey Meatloaf is a super simple meal for a weeknight dinner. It is quick to throw together and only needs about 35 minutes in the oven. Also, most of the ingredients are probably already in your kitchen! Check out this quick video for a quick how to:
What to Serve with Meatloaf
Meatloaf can be paired with any of your favorite side dishes. Here are some suggestions:
- Smashed Potatoes
- Crock Pot Baked Potatoes
- Homemade Sausage Stuffing
- Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob
- Crunchy Parmesan Kale Chips
- Butternut Squash Risotto with Bacon
- Homemade Macaroni and Cheese
- Baked Zucchini Chips
Frequently Asked Questions
This meatloaf recipe is not made in a loaf pan so it will only take about 30-40 minutes to bake. Turkey Meatloaf made in a loaf pan can take closer to an hour to bake. Be sure to cook the meatloaf until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees.
We love to serve our meatloaf with potatoes and veggies. Find more suggestions above.
Yes! Make the meatloaf all the way through then let cool. Refrigerate until ready to re-heat. The microwave will re-heat this well.
Yes, simply swap out the regular breadcrumbs for your favorite gluten-free breadcrumbs.
Looking for more delicious meal recipes? Check out Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs, Turkey Stuffed Peppers, Cauliflower Pizza Crust, Easy Homemade Meat Sauce, Feta Turkey Burgers with Carrot and Sweet Potato Fries, Turkey Sloppy Joes, Three Bean Turkey Chili, Easy Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl and Turkey Zucchini Meatballs!
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- 1 lb ground turkey
- 1/2 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp seasoned salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1/3 cup BBQ sauce
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Combine all ingredients except for BBQ sauce.
- Shape into loaf shape on a baking sheet.
- Spread BBQ sauce all over loaf.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
- Slice, serve and enjoy!
By not cooking the meatloaf in a loaf pan, the meatloaf cook in less time.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 424Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 167mgSodium: 880mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 33g
This post was originally published on January 10, 2019 and updated on June 14, 2021.