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Turkey Walnut Mushroom Meatloaf

Turkey Walnut Mushroom Meatloaf

Buy ground turkey or grind your Thanksgiving leftovers to make this turkey-walnut-mushroom loaf. And don't forget the salsa.

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  • 8Servings


  • 1 1/4 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped mushrooms (button, crimini, shiitake or combination)
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs (about 2 slices firm bread, crumbled)
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped California walnuts
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped carrot (1 medium)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary (or 3/4 teaspoon dried)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup mango, peach or regular salsa


1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. In a large bowl, use a spoon or your hands to combine all ingredients except salsa. Mix well until mixture holds together.

3. Shape into a loaf about 8x5 inches and place in a 9x9 or 9x13 inch baking pan. 

4. Bake uncovered 30 minutes. 

5. Pour salsa on top and continue baking 10-15 minutes longer or until meatloaf releases some juices and internal temperature reaches 165°F. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.

Source: California Walnut Board

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