Caribbean Jerk Turkey Meat Loaf




1/2 c boiling water

1/3 c couscous

1/2 c red bell pepper, seeded and diced

1 tsp dried thyme

1 tsp curry powder

1/2 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp allspice

1/2 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

1/4 tsp paprika

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

1 tbsp canola oil

Vegetable cooking spray As needed



In small cup or bowl, combine water and couscous; cover and allow to stand 5 minutes + or until couscous has absorbed all water.

In small non-stick skillet, over medium-high heat, saute red bell pepper, thyme, curry powder, cumin, allspice, ginger, salt, black pepper, paprika and cayenne pepper in oil 1 to 2 minutes; allow to cool.

In medium bowl, combine turkey, bell pepper mixture and couscous. Shape mixture into a round loaf using a 9-inch pie plate or a rectangular loaf using a 8x4x2-inch pan. Spray pan with vegetable cooking spray.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 to 45 minutes or until meat thermometer reaches 165 degrees F when inseted in the center of the loaf and juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts

173 Total Calories

8 g Total Fat

42 % Daily Total Fat

55 g Cholesterol

255 mg Sodium

9 g Total Carbohydrates

15 g Protein