Easy Turkey Loaf
A bevy of dried spices, bell pepper, onion and marinara sauce perk up this family favorite. Don't forget to save some for sandwiches the next day!
1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
1 onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 cup soft bread crumbs
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon crushed dried marjoram
1/4 teaspoon crushed dried basil
1/4 teaspoon crushed dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
1 cup marinara sauce - divided use
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a large bowl, combine turkey, onion, bell pepper, bread crumbs, egg, marjoram, basil, oregano, pepper, thyme and half of the marinara sauce.
- Form mixture into a loaf on a foil-lined baking sheet with sides.
- Bake for 45 minutes. Remove from oven; drain excess grease. Spoon remaining marinara sauce over loaf. Return to oven and bake an additional 15 minutes, or until the loaf reaches an internal temperature of 170°F (80°C). Remove from oven and allow to set for 10 minutes before slicing.
Makes 6 servings.