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Spicy Brown Sugar Turkey Meatloaf

  • 4 Servings
  • 15 mins Prep Time
  • 1 hr 30 mins Total Time


  • For the Spicy Brown Sugar Glaze:
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • For the Turkey Meatloaf:
  • 1.25 lbs 85% Lean Ground Turkey
  • 8 oz mushrooms, trimmed and pulsed in a food processor until finely chopped
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon Diamond Crystal kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup milk
Serving Size 1/4 of meatloaf and about 3 tbsp glaze
Amount Per Serving
Calories 670
Calories from fat
% Daily Value*
Total fat 29 g 37 %
Saturated fat 8 g 40 %
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 220 mg 73 %
Sodium 1440 mg 63 %
Total Carbohydrates 70 g 25 %
Dietary Fiber 2 g 7 %
Sugars 47 g
Protein 36 g
Vitamin D 6%
Calcium 8%
Iron 15%
Potassium 15%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. This is a representation of the nutrition label. The actual nutrition label on the product may vary slightly.
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x5" loaf pan with food release spray and then line with aluminum foil.
  • Step 2

    To create the glaze, combine ketchup, brown sugar, white vinegar, and red pepper flakes in a small bowl. Stir until blended and set aside.
  • Step 3

    Heat oil in a sauté pan until shimmering. Add the onions and sauté over medium heat for 4-5 minutes, or until softened.
  • Step 4

    Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Step 5

    Add the mushrooms, salt, and pepper. Increase heat to high and sauté mushrooms, stirring frequently for about 5 minutes or until done.
  • Step 6

    Transfer the onions and mushrooms to a large bowl. Stir in soy sauce and ketchup.
  • Step 7

    Combine the panko breadcrumbs and milk in a small bowl. Add the eggs and stir well to combine.
  • Step 8

    Add the breadcrumb-egg mixture to the sautéed mushrooms, and then add the ground turkey.
  • Step 9

    Using a rubber spatula or your hand, gently mix all ingredients until combined. Do not over mix.
  • Step 10

    Scrape the meatloaf mixture into the foil-lined pan and smooth the top.
  • Step 11

    Brush about 1/2 cup of glaze evenly over the meatloaf. Cover with a layer of aluminum foil.
  • Step 12

    Bake for 40 minutes, then remove foil.
  • Step 13

    Continue baking 5-10 more minutes, or until a meat thermometer reads 165°F.
  • Step 14

    Let rest 5 minutes before slicing, and serve with remaining glaze.

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