A Cranberry, Pecan, and Mushroom Turkey Meatloaf

This cranberry, pecan, and mushroom turkey meatloaf recipe is meant to  remind you of Thanksgiving dinner.  Just add your favorite sides!

Meatloaf Olive oil Mushrooms Onion Garlic Sage Thyme Salt Pepper Pecans


Panko Dried cranberries Parsley Ground turkey Egg Cranberry glaze Cranberries Orange Sugar

Tips and Tricks A simple cranberry sauce is used for the glaze. Thin the rest with some balsamic vinegar for serving with the turkey meatloaf.

Tips and Tricks This turkey meatloaf requires a bit of pre-cooking to get rid of the raw onion taste and reduce the water in the mushrooms.

Tips and Tricks Don’t skip the step of toasting the nuts, which really brings out their  flavor.  Once you start toasting nuts for all sorts of recipes, you won’ t ever go back.

Tips and tricks Mix your meatloaves gently by hand. Too much overworking will leave them dense and tough.

Serve this turkey meatloaf with mashed potatoes and gravy. Or baked sweet potato. Or maybe some green beans.