Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Turkey Meatloaf with Apples

Serves 4. The original recipe adds raisins and pine nuts, but we didn't think they added much.

2 lbs ground turkey
½ medium onion, grated or food-processed finely
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
1 large egg, beaten
½ tsp dried thyme
¼ tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp salt
½ tsp ground black pepper

1 large green apple, cored and thinly sliced
vegetable oil for brushing

Mix all ingredients except apple and place in loaf pan. Fan out apple slices on top of loaf and brush with a little vegetable oil.

Bake 55m at 400°F. Remove and let rest 5m or more.

(Adapted from Sheryl Julian & Julie Riven’s The Way We Cook : Recipes from the New American Kitchen.)

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