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“Make sure you add more spice than they tell you to”–so says my husband anytime I try out a new recipe. What can I say?  Mr Mango likes his spicy food.  

We tried out this recipe for a spicy turkey meatloaf for a weeknight dinner and served it up with some mashed potatoes. This meatloaf contains mushrooms to help with the moisture and a touch of Sriracha to add that spicy note. Next time I *will* add a bit more Sriracha.

Spicy Meatloaf with Ketchup Topping

(from Cooking Light October 2009)

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 (8 ounce) package presliced mushrooms
  • 3 garlic cloves chopped
  • 3/4 cup panko
  • 1/4 cup less-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flatleaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha (hot chili sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion, mushrooms and garlic to pan; cook 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool 5 minutes.
  3. Combine mushroom mixture, panko, and next 8 ingredients (through egg) in a large bowl; stir well to combine. Shape turkey muxture intoa 9 x 5-inch rectangl on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray.
  4. Combine ketchup, brown sugar, mustard and nutmeg in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.  Spread ketchup mixture evenly over top of meat loaf; bake at 350 for 40 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160 degrees F. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  5. Yields 8 servings.
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