Mini Meatloaves

Meatloaf! It's what for dinner! Again. Yippee?  OK, I admit meatloaf can be a bore after a while.  That' why we change it up sometimes with the Pineapple version or Pizza.
This recipe is my standard-go-to meatloaf. Nothing fancy. No bells and whistles. But, hey..bake it in your cupcake pan and Woo!, a new meatloaf dish.  My kids eat these more than the standard loaf, primarily due to their cute little size. They also cook up alot quicker.
Pair these up with a nice batch of mashed potatoes and you are ready to go.
{this can work for any meatloaf recipe, so, if mine is too plain for you..change it up and make it your own :)}

1 lb ground beef {or ground turkey}
1 egg
1/4 onion, diced/shredded
1/4-1/2 cup bread crumbs
1/4 cup ketchup {or BBQ sauce} plus additional for topping
1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray 12 count muffin pan with non stick cooking spray.  Mix meat, egg, onion, bread crumbs and ketchup.  Combine very well. Spoon meat evenly into prepared muffin tins.  Spread tops with desired amount of ketchup.
Bake 30-35 minutes, top with cheese and bake until melted.
Makes 12 mini-meatloaves

Linked up at: It's a Keeper Thursday

1 comment:

  1. Saw your post at It's a Keeper link-up.
    I recently made these for the first time and the kids loved them. I like your idea of putting cheese on top. I'll have to try that next time.


    Now I'm going to go check out all your other yummy looking recipes!!



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