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Turkey Meatloaf

A complete Christmas dinner in a meatloaf - food enough for Christmas day or as an alternative to your Sunday roast - yes it's that good!
Course Main
Cuisine British
Keyword Meat Loaf, Sausage Meat, Turkey Mince
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 4 - 6
Author Camilla Hawkins


  • 500 g Turkey mince thigh meat
  • 400 g Pork sausage meat good quality
  • 1 Large egg lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp Cranberry sauce + extra 2 tbsp for top
  • 3 tbsp Breadcrumbs fresh (I keep a supply in freezer)
  • 1 ½ tbsp. Sage & onion stuffing mix dry
  • ¼ tsp Salt flakes
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • ½ tsp Onion granules
  • 6 Slices Dry cured smoked streaky bacon


  • Preheat oven to 175⁰C.
  • Place all the ingredients except the bacon and extra cranberry sauce into a bowl and mix well with your hand.
  • Put in a loaf tin, mine was 22cm x 11 ½cm (no need to grease).
  • Spread the extra cranberry sauce across the top and then lay the streaky bacon strips across the top, overlapping.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 70 minutes or until a meat thermometer registers 71⁰C.
  • Allow meatloaf to rest for 10 minutes in tin.
  • Pour away the juices and place on a serving dish
  • To serve remove the bacon and slice meatloaf, serving with a slice of bacon.
  • Serve with gravy, roast potatoes and vegetables for a roast dinner experience.