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Gluten Free Turkey Quinoa Meatloaf

  • Cooking time30 min
  • Prep time15 min
  • ServingsPortions 8
recipe image Gluten Free Turkey Quinoa Meatloaf


  • 3 Tbsp. (45 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine*
  • 10 ounces (300 g) cremini mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1 zucchini, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1 lb. (500 g) lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) quinoa, cooked according to package directions (about 1 cup /250 mL cooked)
  • 4 slices your favorite gluten-free bread, processed into crumbs
  • 1 cup (250 mL) no salt added tomato sauce, divided
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) salt
Energy (kcal)0 kcal
Energy (kJ)0 kJ
Protein (g)0.0 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)0.0 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)0.0 g
Sugar (g)0.0 g
Fibre (g)0.0 g
Fat (g)0.0 g
Saturated fat (g)0.0 g
Unsaturated fat (g)0.0 g
Monounsaturated fat (g)0.0 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g)0.0 g
Trans fat (g)0.0 g
Cholesterol (mg)0 mg
Sodium (mg)0 mg
Salt (g)0.00 g
Vitamin A (IU)0 IU
Vitamin C (mg)0.0 mg
Calcium (mg)0 mg
Iron (mg)0.00 mg
Potassium (mg)0 mg


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Spray 8 muffin cups with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. Melt Becel ®Buttery Taste Margarine in large nonstick skillet and cook mushrooms, zucchini and onion, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are starting to brown and tender, about 8 minutes; let cool.
  3. Combine mushroom mixture with ground turkey, cooked quinoa, bread crumbs, 1/2 cup (125 mL) tomato sauce , egg and pepper. divide mixture evenly into prepared muffin cups. Bake 25 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, blend remaining tomato sauce, brown sugar and salt; set aside.
  5. Brush tops with reserved tomato mixture and cook until meatloaf is thoroughly cooked, about 5 minutes.
*Becel® Gold in Quebec. TIP: No muffin pan? Just form mixture into a loaf and arrange in shallow roasting pan. Bake 40 minutes. Brush top of loaf with tomato mixture and return to oven until meatloaf is thoroughly cooked, about 8 minutes.