1 package lean ground turkey
1 cup chopped onion
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup chopped bell pepper (any color)
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 large egg
1/2 cup oat bran
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried parsley
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce (preferably one without sugar)
Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a skillet, heat the oil over medium heat and saute the onion, bell pepper and garlic until softened, about 5 minutes. Add tomato sauce and spices and cook until it simmers. Remove from heat and set aside.
In a large mixing bowl add the ground turkey, oat bran, egg, and tomato mixture. Mix well with a wooden spoon.
Pack into an 8 X 4 inch loaf pan. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until no longer pink in center. Let stand at room temperature 5 minutes before slicing.
Makes 1 loaf, about 4-6 servings.