Meatloaf miniatures from "taste of home winning recipes cookbook"

Kate Benefiel

By
@TheMrsB

these mini meatloaves are an absolute FAVORITE for my husband and me. the sweet ketchup sauce is really awesome. the fact that you can freeze them is a real plus and we take out 5 or so at a time. i usually double the recipe.


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Serves:

1-1 1/2 dozen(if you can manage to only have one)

Method:

Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This recipe should be on your "short list" of dishes to serve to a crowd! Super moist and full of flavor, we love them served with mashed potatoes and a cooked veggie.

Ingredients

1 c
ketchup
3-4 Tbsp
packed brown sugar
1 tsp
ground mustard
2
eggs, beaten
4 tsp
worcestershire sauce (i used one extra yumm)
3 c
crispix cereal, measured then crushed
3 tsp
onion powder
1/2-1 tsp
seasoned salt
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
black pepper
3 lb
lean ground beef(or any mixture you like. i use half beef half turkey)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl combine the ketchup, brown sugar and mustard. Remove 1/2 cup for topping; set aside. Add eggs, Worcestershire sauce, cereal, and seasonings to remaining ketchup mixture; mix well. Let stand for 5 minutes. Crumble beef over cereal mixture and mix well. Press meat mixture into 18 muffin cups(about 1/3 cup each).
2
Bake at 375 for 18-20 minutes. Drizzle with reserved ketchup mixture; bake 10 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink and meat thermometer reads 160. Serve desired number of meatloaves.
3
Cool remaining loaves; freeze. Transfer to freezer bags; freeze for up to 3 months.
4
To use frozen meatloaves: Completely thaw in the refrigerator. Place loaves in a greased baking dish. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until heated through, or cover and microwave on high for 1 minute or until heated through.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Meatloafs
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy