Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Meat Loaf and Mashed Potato Casserole

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1/3 cup whole wheat or whole grain saltine cracker crumbs (about 8 crackers) or 1/3 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • servings warm instant mashed potatoes prepared according to package directions substitute butter with I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Light or Smart Balance
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed in a strainer under hot water
  • 6 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup 2% shredded Cheddar cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat ab 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray
  2. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, cracker crumbs, onion, egg and chili powder; mix well. Press mixture into prepared baking dish and bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until juices run clear. Drain off excess liquid.
  3. Combine prepared potatoes, corn and scallions. Spread over meat loaf. Sprinkle cheese evenly over top. 
  4. Bake an additional 8 to 10 minutes, or until cheese has melted and top has begun to brown.

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