My Favorite Pork Turkey Meatloaf


This soft-textured meatloaf is speckled with vegetables. My kids and I love the flavor of this dish. There's always enough for sandwiches the next day and crumbled into spaghetti sauce the day after that.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 40 mins
8 servings


  • 1 pound ground turkey

  • 1 pound ground pork

  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil

  • 1 carrot, minced

  • ½ red bell pepper, minced

  • ½ onion, minced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • cup thawed frozen chopped spinach

  • ½ cup bread crumbs

  • ½ cup wheat germ (Optional)

  • 2 eggs, room temperature

  • 2 tablespoons ketchup

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 tablespoon ketchup


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Set the ground turkey and ground pork out at room temperature to warm slightly.

  3. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook the carrot, bell pepper, onion, garlic, and spinach in the heated oil until soft; set aside to cool.

  4. Mix together the turkey, pork, bread crumbs, wheat germ, eggs, 2 tablespoons ketchup, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add the vegetable mixture and continue to mix until evenly combined; shape into a loaf; lay on the prepared baking sheet.

  5. Whisk together the honey and 1 tablespoon ketchup in a small bowl; spread over the meatloaf.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center, 60 to 70 minutes; remove to a serving platter and allow to rest 5 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

310 Calories
17g Fat
15g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 310
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 125mg 42%
Sodium 783mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 12mg 61%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 448mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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