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Curry-Apple Turkey Loaf

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 50 min.


6 servings

“I came up with this tender turkey loaf to help my husband and me stick to our healthy-eating habits. Leftover slices make satisfying lunches to take to work the next day.” —Mary Gudenkauf, Harrisonville, Missouri


  • 2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1 medium apple, finely chopped
  • 1 cup finely chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 medium apples, finely chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Pat into a greased 9x5-in. loaf pan.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until no pink remains and a thermometer reads 165°.
  3. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Add the remaining topping ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes or until apples and onion are tender.
  4. Let meat loaf stand for 5-10 minutes before slicing. Serve with warm topping.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 264 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 725mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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