• Active Time 15m
  • Total Time 40m

Makes 6 servings

Yolanda Bergman is the Hollywood food cop, a refrigerator reformer and a diet guru. She's cleaned up the acts and cleaned out the refrigerators of many of Hollywood's Who's Who. Following is her low-fat, low-calorie recipe for Turkey Loaf.


  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 medium yellow squash, grated
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey meat
  • 2 egg whites
  • 3 large carrots, grated
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and ground pepper
  • Tomato sauce, for serving


Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

In a medium sautepan, heat the white wine or broth over medium heat. Add the green pepper, onion and garlic. Simmer for 2 minutes.

In a medium mixing bowl, combine the yellow squash, ground turkey, egg whites, carrots, cornmeal, oregano and basil. Add the sauteed vegetables and mix well. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Form the mixture into a loaf and place on a sheet pan sprayed with vegetable oil. Top with your favorite tomato sauce. Bake for 25 minutes. Slice and serve.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Doubleday. All rights reserved.

RecID 3816

nutrition information per serving

215 calories; 7g total fat; 60mg cholesterol; 109mg sodium; 19g carbohydrates; 4g fiber; 17g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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