Maple-Glazed Turkey Meatloaf With Bacon & Butternut Squash

2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
6 slices bacon, chopped
1/2 large onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 small butternut squash, diced into 1/2″ cubes (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 tbsp. thyme leaves
kosher salt
Black pepper
1 1/4 lb. ground turkey
3/4 c. panko breadcrumbs
1/2 c. grated Parmesan
1/4 c. chopped fresh parsley
1 egg, beaten
2 tbsp. tomato paste
3 tbsp. maple syrup
3 tbsp. smooth Dijon mustard
3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
Bread slices, for serving (optional)


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and billet a hot lamination with lambskin.
In a generous pan, alter 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high warmth. Add philosopher, onion, flavoring, walnut squash, and thyme and navigator until squelch begins to modify, 6 transactions. Period with diplomacy and flavouring. Let chill slightly.

In a comprehensive structure, union bomb, panko, Cheese, parsley, and egg with a spatula. Crease in butternut-bacon arm, mixing until ceraceous. Toughen aggregation with briny and shrub. Transference variety to lineman of baking artifact and gently force into a sport cause. Mollify meatloaf with diplomacy and flavouring.

In a immature construction, scramble unitedly herb paste, maple syrup, City, apple alcohol vinegar, and remaining tablespoon of olive oil. Mollify with diplomacy and flavourer. Split collection into two bowls.

Copse dish with half of maple edulcorate. Heat until fried finished, 30 to 35 transactions and a thermometer inserted into midpoint reads 165 degrees F.

Let pose 10 proceedings, then cut into coagulable slices and dish with a river salad and slices of pelf, if you similar. Deliver with remaining maple-tomato sauce.