Perfect Pear Turkey Loaf Courtesy Of: Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Service Perfect Pear Turkey Loaf 24(4 oz. Servings) 8 Cups Pacific Northwest Canned Pear Chunks, Drained 2 Stalks Celery 1 Medium Onion 2 Each Carrots 1 Medium Red Bell Pepper 4pounds Turkey, Lean , Ground 2 Cups Rice, Cooked 2 each Eggs 4 Teaspoons Salt 2 Teaspoons Italian Seasoning 1 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper 2 Tablespoons Whole Grain Mustard 2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce 2 Tablespoons Honney 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice Drain pear chunks.
In a food processor, shred celery, onion, carrots, and red bell pepper; scrape into a large bowl.
Add turkey, half the pear chunks (reserve the remaining pear chunks for topping), rice, eggs, salt and seasonings; mix well.
Divide turkey mixture in two; mound each half into greased 9" x 13" pans. In each pan, form the turkey mixture into a 12" x 6" loaf.
In a food processor, puree the remaining drained pear chunks with mustard, soy sauce, honey and lemon juice until it resembles applesauce. Spoon topping on to the loaf.
Bake loaves at 350F for 55 to 60 minutes. Allow to rest to 10 minutes before slicing each loaf into 12-1" thick servings. (Discard any accumulated juices.)