Looking for simple ways to boost your vegetable intake? This twist on a classic offers a healthier protein (turkey) combined with nutritious, yet subtle vegetables. Plus, the oats add whole grain for increased fiber and vitamins.
- 1 lb. lean ground turkey
- 1 cup grated zucchini (about one medium zucchini)
- ½ cup grated carrots (about one medium carrot)
- ½ cup grated yellow onion (about one medium onion)
- 1 cup uncooked oats
- 2 egg whites
- 1½ tsp. Italian seasoning
- ½ tsp. garlic salt
- ½ cup tomato sauce
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except for tomato sauce until completely combined. Shape into a loaf and place into a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan. Spread tomato sauce evenly on top of loaf. Bake for 60 minutes.
Serves eight. Each serving contains about 190 calories, 6 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 45 mg cholesterol, 189 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrates, 4 g sugar, 3 g fiber, and 15 g protein.