Ground turkey melds perfectly with all types of flavors and is a leaner alternative to other ground meats.
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon crushed dried sage
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pound ground turkey
3 large eggs, beaten
1/2 cup half-and-half (light cream)
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup bread crumbs
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease an 8-inch loaf pan; set aside.
- Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; sauté until soft, about 5 minutes. Add paprika, sage, salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
- Mix turkey, eggs, half-and-half and Worcestershire sauce in a large bowl. Add the vegetable mixture and bread crumbs. Mix well.
- Put turkey mixture in loaf pan and bake for 40 minutes or until browned on top. Let sit for 15 minutes before slicing.
Makes 6 servings.