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Southwestern Turkey Meatloaf

After that the recipe was Amandafied {easy, healthy, yummy}. The result: a meatloaf packed with veggies, flavor and gluten free runner friendly carbs!
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Clean Eating, Running for Weight Loss

Ingredients

  • 20 oz lean ground turkey or beef
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1/2 yellow pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • Container mushrooms
  • Garlic
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 flax eggs 2 tbsp ground flax, 6 tbsp water allow to turn in to gel or regular eggs
  • Paprika, cumin, chili powder, black pepper amount depends on how spicy you like your food
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Optional - brown turkey meat so you can drain off liquid
  • Start cooking quinoa per directions
  • Dice peppers and onion
  • Chop mushrooms
  • Combine all peppers, mushrooms, spices, spinach
  • Allow quinoa to cool
  • Pre-heat oven to 350
  • Combine all items with your hands {hence why you need to let the quinoa cool}
  • Spray casserole dish with non-stick
  • Bake 90 minutes
  • After removing from the oven if you did not pre-brown you may need to tip dish over sink and drain some liquid
  • Allow to cool before slicing to ensure it holds form