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This month's recipe is: Great Turkey Meatloaf !
3 cups chopped yellow onions (about 2 large onions)
2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 teaspoons sea salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves (1/2 teaspoon dried)
1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
optional: 1/4 cup Bourbon
3/4 cup chicken or Turkey stock
1 1/2 teaspoons tomato paste
5 pounds ground turkey
1 1/2 cups plain dry bread crumbs
3 extra-large eggs, beaten
3/4 cup ketchup (or ½ Ketchup and ½ BBQ Sauce)
Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a medium sauté pan, over medium heat, cook the onions, olive oil, salt, pepper, and thyme until softened, but not browned, approximately 15 minutes. Add the Worcestershire sauce, Bourbon, stock, and tomato paste and mix well. Set aside to cool while preparing the rest of recipe:
Combine the ground turkey, bread crumbs, eggs in a large bowl.
Add the onion mixture Mix well and shape into a rectangular loaf on an ungreased sheet pan. Spread the ketchup evenly on top. Bake for 1 1/2 hours or until the internal temperature is 160 degrees F. and the meatloaf is cooked through. Serve hot, at room temperature, or cold in a sandwich.