Menopause Diet Recipe: Turkey Meatloaf

Daily allowance of Vitamin AFollowing is a low calorie, high protein recipe for Turkey Meatloaf to add to your list of favorite Menopause Diet Recipes.




Nutritional Values:

Calories 294
Fat 11.4g
Protein 33g
Carbohydrates 16g
Fiber 3g
Sodium 569 mg



2 tsp olive oil
1/3 cup walnuts
3 scallions, thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 grated carrot
2 slices whole wheat bread
1/3 cup fat-free milk
2 egg whites, lightly beaten
1 pound extra-lean ground turkey breast (99% fat-free)
1/3 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 tsp dried sage
1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper




  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and coat it with olive oil.
  3. Heat the oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add the carrot, scallions, and garlic and cook, stirring often, for about 3-4 minutes, or until tender. Remove from heat.
  5. Chop the walnuts in a food processor. Break up the bread and add to the walnuts. Pulse until both are ground to fine crumbs.
  6. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in the milk and egg whites. Add the turkey, parsley, cheese, sage, salt, pepper, and carrot mixture. Mix gently just until blended.
  7. Shape into a free-form loaf on the prepared baking sheet.
  8. Bake for one hour or until a thermometer inserted in the center of the loaf registers 165°F. Let stand for 3-5 minutes and before slicing.

Chef Jack, Head Chef, BistroMD

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