Turkey Apricot Meatloaf

Mark Boughton
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 70 mins


1/3cup orange juice
2tablespoons soy sauce
1cup chopped dried apricots, divided
2pounds ground turkey
3/4cup plain breadcrumbs
1medium shallot, minced
1tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2teaspoons dried oregano
1teaspoon dried rosemary
1/2teaspoon salt
1large egg, beaten
6ounces thinly sliced bacon


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Purée orange juice, soy sauce and 1⁄4 cup apricots in a food processor until paste-like.
  3. Mix turkey, remaining 3/4 cup apricots and breadcrumbs in a bowl; stir in shallot, Worcestershire sauce, oregano, rosemary, salt and egg.
  4. Form into a loaf in a 13-by-9-inch pan. Lay bacon over top of loaf. Spread apricot purée over top.
  5. Bake until browned and glazed and an instant-read meat thermometer inserted into the center registers 165F, about 1 hour and 10 minutes. Cool 10 minutes before slicing.

—Recipe by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 3
  • Calories 380
  • Fat 19g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 7g
  • Cholesterol 125mg
  • Sodium 1040mg
  • Potassium 660mg
  • Carbohydrate 21g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 11g
  • Protein 33g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 8%
  • Calcium 6%
  • Iron 15%