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Masterful Main Dishes

Turkey Meatloaf with Dried Cherry Glaze

Ingredients

  • 2 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup seasoned dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup celery, finely minced
  • 1 cup carrots, finely minced
  • 1 Tbsp ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp mustard
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 3/4 cup Stoneridge Orchards Montmorency dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp honey


Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350íŽ
  2. For Meatloaf:
  3. Mix turkey, eggs, breadcrumbs, minced vegetables, 1 Tbsp ketchup, mustard, salt and pepper in large mixing bowl by hand until well incorporated.
  4. Divide mixture between 2 greased loaf pans.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes. While loaves are in the oven, make the glaze.
  6. For Glaze:
  7. Place cherries, vinegar and water in a small bowl and let sit for 10 minutes to allow the cherries to plump.
  8. Pulse cherry mixture and remaining glaze ingredients in food processor until a smooth sauce is formed.
  9. To Finish:
  10. After 30 minutes remove meat loaves from oven and invert onto a sheet pan.
  11. Pour the glaze over the loaves and bake another 5 minutes.
  12. Remove from the oven and cool slightly before serving.
  13. Tip: Once fully cool, you can wrap and freeze the second loaf for later!