Unbelievably Moist Turkey Meatloaf Recipe

unbelievably moist turkey meatloaf

Meatloaf is a lovely, easy-to-make, low-fat, healthy, and convenient food that’s perfect for weeknight dinners, or as a light lunchtime snack. You can serve this either as a main dish with some mashed potatoes and greens or as an elegant side dish with mashed, fried, or roasted seasonal vegetables.

This article will discuss how to make the unbelievably moist turkey meatloaf. The meatloaf has been part of our family’s diet since long before I was born, and it is one of my favorite meals. I’m sure that there are many people that enjoy this dish, but for me, nothing beats the traditional version. The recipe for this classic dish is pretty basic, but the results are delicious every single time.

The unbelievably moist turkey meatloaf is a popular dish that’s easy to make and is perfect for family or friends. It’s a staple in many households and it’s a good way to show someone you care. The meatloaf recipe for this blog is basic and easy to make, yet the taste is still really good.

How To Make Unbelievably Moist Turkey Meatloaf

There are many types of meatloaf recipes out there, but aside from the fact that there are hundreds of variations you can make, the recipes vary in the exact way they are cooked. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, meatloaf is cooked at a temperature of between 145 and 155 degrees. 

However, many people make their meatloaf at a much higher temperature than that, boiling it for over an hour. The last method of cooking meatloaf is to prepare it in a microwave oven since microwave ovens cook meatloaf at much lower temperatures. After collecting all the following ingredients, let’s start making a Delicious unbelievably moist turkey meatloaf. 


  • Ground turkey mince (92% lean), 1 ¼ pound 
  • Mushrooms (finely chopped), 8 ounces 
  • Bread crumbs, 1 cup
  • Medium onion, (finely chopped), 1 
  • Garlic cloves minced, 2 
  • Oil, 1 tablespoon 
  • Sea salt, 3/4 teaspoon 
  • Ground black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon 
  • Worcestershire sauce, 1 tablespoon 
  • Ketchup, 7 tablespoons 
  • Milk, 1/3 cup
  • Eggs (lightly beaten), 2 


Step 1

Set the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Using aluminum foil, lightly oil a rimmed baking sheet.

Step 2

In a large skillet, heat the oil over low heat. Add the onion and cook until soft, stirring occasionally. Cook the garlic for about 1 minute or until fragrant. 

Step 3

Add the mushrooms, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. For about 10 minutes, you need to cook the mushrooms until they give off their liquid.

Step 4

Stir the Worcestershire sauce and three tablespoons of ketchup into the onions and mushrooms in a large bowl. Let cool for 5 minutes.

Step 5

In a small bowl, combine breadcrumbs and milk. Combine the breadcrumbs mixture and eggs with the mushrooms and onions. Add ground turkey, a quarter-teaspoon of salt, and a quarter-teaspoon of pepper and mix with a fork or your hands. 

Step 6

Prepare a baking sheet by cutting a 9-inch by 5-inch oval out of the meatloaf. Add the remaining four tablespoons of ketchup to the top.

Step 7

Bake The meatloaf. Meatloaf is done when an instant-read thermometer placed in the thickest part of the meatloaf registers 170 degrees F, about 50 minutes. Allow the meat to stand for 5 minutes before slicing.

Unbelievably Moist Turkey Meatloaf Recipe

Cuisine: American

Cuisine type: Recipe

Servings: 6 persons

Preparation time: 40 Minutes

Cooking time: 1 Hour

Total time: 1 Hour 40 Minutes

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