• Ingredients: 45
  • Serves: 8

Turkey meat loaf with tomato sauce with ground turkey, 26-ounce jar purchased tomato pasta sauce, large eggs, coarsely grated zucchini, cooked white rice, low-fat large-curd cottage cheese, onion powder, dried thyme, salt, pepper.


For veal sauce

For roasted vegetables

For ricotta mixture

  • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves
  • twelve 7- by 3 1/2-inch sheets dry no-boil lasagne
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella
  • 1/3 cup grated Romano or Parmesan

For assembly

  • large pastry bag
  • 1/2-inch plain tip
  • 1/4-inch plain tip
  • Note: a cake decorating turntable is helpful for assembling a croquembouche

For mango ravioli

To cook fish and assemble dish

  • Special equipment: a deep-fat thermometer

Espresso chocolate chunk:

  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped semisweet chocolate
  • 2 tsp. espresso powder

Very berry:

Peppermint fudge:

  • 3 tbsps. fudge sauce
  • 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies


  1. Step 1 Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly oil 9x5x31/4-inch glass loaf dish. Place ground turkey in large bowl.

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  2. Step 2 Add 1 cup pasta sauce and remaining ingredients. Mix well. Pack mixture into prepared dish; spread 1/2 cup tomato sauce over top.

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  3. Step 3 Bake until meat loaf is firm to touch and has pulled away from sides of dish, and a thermometer inserted into center registers 160°F, about 1 hour 15 minutes.
  4. Step 4 Heat remaining tomato sauce in small saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Cut meat loaf into thick slices.

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Nutrition information

Calories 492 Carbohydrates 75 g (25%)
Fat 8 g (13%) Protein 28 g (55%)
Saturated Fat 2 g (11%) Sodium 406 mg (17%)
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g Fiber 3 g (14%)
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g Cholesterol 111 mg (37%)