When deciding on a recipe to blog I take into account the following elements; health, taste and looks, and when the latter doesn’t quite meet my ‘high expectations’ I am left with a dilemma; to blog or not to blog (!). SO, although this recipe (I feel), doesn’t photograph the best, it tastes just so amazing and is both super healthy and easy to make that I just couldn’t leave it out!
I’ve been eating these Turkey Meatloaf Muffins all week – for lunch with salad, tzatziki & pitta, and I’ve even had them in a tomato sauce served with pasta on an evening – they really are so versatile and keep well in the fridge too.
This recipe uses turkey mince, which I’ve used before in my turkey burgers, and with the spices & vegetables they taste incredible! This recipe is packed with protein making it the perfect post-workout meal or simple dinner to keep you fuller for longer!
Turkey Meatloaf Muffins
- 500g turkey mince
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup (45g) oats
- 1 tsp garlic granules
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1/2 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 white onion*
- 1/2 celery stalk*
- 1/2 pepper* - optional
- Preheat your oven to 190 degrees C
- In a bowl mix together the spices (do not skip this step!) and oats
- Add the mince and mix well before adding in the chopped vegetables, egg and mixing again
- Using your hands, roll the mixture into 6 balls and pop them into a silicone muffin tray or regular muffin tray greased with oil (you could you spray oil for this)
- Bake for 40 minutes before popping them on kitchen paper for a couple of minutes (to soak up any excess juices)
- Serve 2-4 turkey muffins in a pitta pocket with tzatziki or hummus and salad or alternatively slice them up & add to a tomato sauce to serve with pasta! Store in the fridge or enjoy immediately.
*The smaller you chop the veg the better! Aim to use a heaped 1/2 cup full of vegetables in total!
Nutritional stats provided are for 1 turkey meatloaf muffin (this recipe makes 6!).
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 8 g
Total Carbohydrates 6 g
Protein 17 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.