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Mouth Watering Recipe for Turkey and Chicken Loaf

Updated on August 29, 2014
Meatloaf from Flickr
Meatloaf from Flickr

The Meatloaf

I have never been a fan of meatloaf, so when I was given this recipe, I was skeptical. But I soon found out there was no need to be. Just writing this down makes my mouth water. This is another of those recipes that's a little involved. Even though it takes a few steps, it is well worth it. It is a little easier to make than my, "A SMOKED TURKEY THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO "SMACK YO MAMA," recipe.

These measurements are only suggestions, this recipe makes a small loaf.  So the measurements can be altered to fit the size of your family size.

MEAT MIXTURE

  1. 1 lb. ground turkey
  2. 1 lb. ground chicken
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 1 cup bread crumbs
  5. 1pkg. Onion soup mix
  6. 1 tsp. salt
  7. 1 tsp. pepper
  8. 1 box frozen spinach
  9. 1/2 cup sour cream

TOPPING

  1. 1 tbs. Italian Seasoning
  2. 1 lg. can whole tomatoes
  3. 1 sm. can tomato sauce
  4. 1 sm. can tomato paste
  5. 1 tbs. sugar
  6. 1 tsp. salt
  7. 1 tsp. red crush pepper
  8. 1 tsp. parsley or fresh, sprig
  9. 1/2 cup bell pepper, chopped
  10. 1/2 cup onion chopped
  11. 2 tsp. basil or fresh

The topping can be altered to your taste, and I usually do.

Use two medium bowls to mix turkey and chicken separate. Add half ingredients (except sour cream and spinach), to turkey and chicken: mix well. Mix sour cream & well drained spinach in a small bowl. Spread turkey to a square loaf greased dish, add spinach & sour cream, cover with chicken, finally adding the topping.

Bake in 350 degree (Fahrenheit) preheated oven

Turkey loaf
Turkey loaf

© 2009 Alfreta Sailor

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      Alfreta Sailor 7 years ago from Southern California

      Thanks habee, My mouth is watering also, because I'm on a strict diet (for health reasons), and can't eat it at this time. Not to worry I'm doing fine, thanks for asking.

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      Holle Abee 7 years ago from Georgia

      This is making me hungry! How ya been, FF?

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      Alfreta Sailor 7 years ago from Southern California

      frogyfish, you're right it is hard to find ground chicken, but when I do I buy enough to freeze for future recipes.

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      frogyfish 7 years ago from Central United States of America

      Wow! This sounds good. I am not a lucky meatloaf maker, so will bookmark this page and give it a try. But will use ground turkey-have never seen ground chicken, but hopefully that will work out! Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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      Alfreta Sailor 7 years ago from Southern California

      Thanks BookFlame for stopping, and if you try it please let me know how it turns out and how you like it. Please stop again soon.

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      BookFlame 7 years ago

      Well, I've always LOVED good meatloaf and this sounds great. I'm bookmarking it. Thanks!

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      Alfreta Sailor 7 years ago from Southern California

      I am so excited to hear from you two. Please let me know how this turns out. It's always one of my favorite dishes, when I can find ground chicken. That's hard to find here. I hope you have success in finding it. Thanks Ladybird33 and Rebecca E., hope to hear from you soon.

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      Rebecca E. 7 years ago from Canada

      Yummy! I love the idea, and love teh look, must try it now!

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      Ladybird33 7 years ago from Fabulous USA

      I am going to try this tonight, running to the store this afternoon. My husband is born and raised in Georgia and I think he is going to love me even more (if I make this right :) Thank you!

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      Alfreta Sailor 7 years ago from Southern California

      bayareagreathing, take it from me it is very good. Thanks for stopping, please come again.

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      bayareagreatthing 7 years ago from Bay Area California

      Yummy! I like the idea of the spinach- very unique!

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      Alfreta Sailor 7 years ago from Southern California

      Thank you shyonegb, although I like to cook I don't think that I have enough diverse recipes to write a cookbook. But I won't rule anything out. Thanks for the encouragement.

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      shyonegb 7 years ago

      Fastfreta it has inspired me to make it. I just saw the movie Julie & Julia and the receipes used from Julia Childs Book was inspiring. I think you should start a cook book !!!!!

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      Alfreta Sailor 7 years ago from Southern California

      Okay now, I want to hear from all that gives this one a try. I'm sure I'll get success stories. Thanks, Veronica, Lady_E, and, ISIS430 for stopping,and posting a comment, hope to see you all soon.

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      Veronica Allen 7 years ago from Georgia

      What a cool and unique twist on a recipe that's as American as Apple Pie. I've never been a fan of meat loaf as well, but this new twist makes me want to try it out again. I'm bookmarking this one fastfreta. Thanks!

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      Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

      I wish I could reach out and just take the one in the Photo above. It looks tantalizing. Thanks for another Recipe. I think I'll start to Bookmark these Recipe's, so they are all in one place - for when I need them. Thanks.:)

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      ISIS430 7 years ago from Chicagoland

      That meatloaf is looking good!!! Thanks for sharing.

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      Alfreta Sailor 7 years ago from Southern California

      Thank you Tammy, judydianne, Hello, hello & Philipo for your comments, please come again.

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      Tammy Lochmann 7 years ago

      I am definitely going to try this recipe!

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      judydianne 7 years ago from Palm Harbor, FL

      This recipe sounds delicious. Can't wait to try it.

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      Hello, hello, 7 years ago from London, UK

      That sounds great and I love meatloafes because they go quick, are tasty and filling. Thank you.

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      Philipo 7 years ago from Nigeria

      My mouth is already wet. Thanks for sharing.

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      Alfreta Sailor 7 years ago from Southern California

      WOW, Hmrjmr1, you're quick, thanks for being there for me. Please come again soon.

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      Hmrjmr1 7 years ago from Georgia, USA

      Made mine water too Freta, Thanks!