Chicken-Parmigiana-Meatloaf_tara-donne-ftrThat is one meal in which I do not want to be a short order cook. I want to … This Chicken Parmesan Meatloaf is the perfect example of that

Yield :

  • Serving size: 1/6th of the loaf

Ingredients :

  • 1 lb. ground chicken or turkey (93% lean)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup marinara sauce (I use Classico Tomato- Basil), divided
  • 1 1/2 cups finely shredded mozzarella cheese, divided

Preparation :

  • 1. In a medium bowl, combine the chicken (or turkey), eggs, onion, breadcrumbs, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, 1/2 cup marinara and 1/2 cup cheese (it’s easiest to just use your hands to do this).

     

  • 2. Spray an 8×5-inch loaf pan with nonstick spray (metal or glass- see notes below). Scoop the meatloaf mixture into the pan and smooth the top. Spread the remaining 1/2 cup of marinara sauce over the top. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup of cheese on top. Put the pan in a 6-quart slow cooker and place the lid on top. Cook for 7 to 8 hours on low (or 4 hours on high).

     

  • 3. Slice, and serve.

    TIPS:

     

  • *Note: I used a glass pan and cooked mine on LOW. If you’re opting for cooking it on HIGH, you might consider using a metal pan instead. I’m not certain the glass would work well with such a high temperature.
  • *If you are preparing this recipe as GLUTEN-FREE, be sure to use a sub for the regular breadcrumbs (like GF breadcrumbs), and be sure to use a brand of marinara sauce that is known to be GF (Classico Tomato Basil is GF).
  • *Option: Place some small potatoes around the sides of the pan so that they can be slow cooked along with the meatloaf.

Nutritional Info :

  • Calories per serving: 296
  • Fat per serving: 14g
  • Saturated Fat per serving: 6.1g
  • Sugar per serving: 1.6g
  • Sodium per serving: ,span class=”sodium”>510.5mg
  • Fiber per serving: .8g
  • Protein per serving: 30g
  • Cholesterol per serving: 143.3mg
  • Carbohydrates per serving: 10.5g

     

  • WW POINTS per serving: Points Plus Program: 7 Old Points Program: 7
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