Not-Your-Mama's Meatloaf

Want a low-fat meatloaf that's still wonderfully moist and delicious? Try this lean ground turkey version, seasoned with curry and fresh vegetables and topped with a creamy yogurt sauce.

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Not-Your-Mama's Meatloaf
Makes: 4  servings Prep 20 mins Bake 375°F 50 mins


  • 1 tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1 cup  chopped onions
  • 1 tablespoon  red curry base*
  • 2 tablespoons  water
  • 1/2 cup  shredded zucchini
  • 1 ounce container (8 oz.) plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon  finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon  sugar
  • 1 1/2 pounds  ground white turkey meat
  • 1 cup  shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup  bread crumbs (2 to 3 slices firm white bread)
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon  salt
  • Cooked broccoli, (optional)
  • Cooked red potatoes, (optional)


1. Heat oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the 1 cup onions and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove skillet from heat; stir in curry base and water until smooth. Cool.

2. For the Yogurt Sauce, combine zucchini, yogurt, the 1 tablespoon onion, the 1/2 teaspoon salt and the sugar in a medium bowl; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.

3. Heat oven to 375 degree F. Combine turkey, zucchini, bread crumbs, egg, the 3/4 teaspoon salt and the onion mixture in large bowl until just mixed. Line a 13x9-inch pan with foil; lightly coat bottom with vegetable cooking spray. Shape turkey mixture into an 8x4-inch-wide loaf in center of prepared pan. Bake 50 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degree F.

4. Remove meatloaf from oven; cover with foil and let stand 10 minutes. Slice loaf and serve with Yogurt Sauce, and broccoli and red potatoes, if desired. Makes 4 servings.


  • Red curry base is available at some supermarkets and at food specialty stores.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 4
  • cal.(kcal)275,
  • Fat, total(g)7,
  • chol.(mg)130,
  • sat. fat(g)2,
  • carb.(g)13,
  • pro.(g)39,
  • sodium(mg)996,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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