Turkey Meatloaf

Dr. Keri Peterson
Medical Advisor to the Calorie Control Council

Meatloaf has always been a favorite comfort food of mine but it’s not very healthy.  My mom brought over this lighter version and I loved it so I asked her for the recipe.  You can eat it with or without tomato sauce.  I’ll make it on the weekend for my family and even my two-year-old enjoys it.


3 pounds of lean ground turkey
2 eggs
1 chopped onion
2 stalks chopped carrot
2 stalks chopped celery
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1 tbspn Dijon mustard
¾ cup plain panko breadcrumbs


Saute chopped vegetables in extra virgin olive oil until soft.   Mix veggies with beaten eggs and remaining ingredients.  Mold into a loaf and bake at 350’ for one hour.



About Keri Peterson, MD

Keri Peterson MDDr. Peterson is a medical contributor and columnist for Women’s Health and a frequent guest on NBC’s Today, ABC’s Good Morning America, Fox News and CNN. Based in New York City, Dr. Peterson has been in private practice since 1999 and holds appointments at Lenox Hill Hospital and Mount Sinai Medical Center.   With a BA from Cornell University and a Medical Degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, she completed post-graduate training in Internal Medicine at New York’s Mount Sinai Medical Center and is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Peterson is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association, and serves as medical advisor for the Calorie Control Council.

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