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Mini Meat Loaves

Photo: Andrew McCaul; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Yield Serves: 6
Put away the loaf pan for these Mini Meat Loaves and get out your muffin tin. Each person gets their own individual "loaf" of this comfort food favoriite.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 305
  • fat 19 g
  • satfat 7 g
  • protein 22 g
  • carbohydrate 10 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 99 mg
  • sodium 501 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450ºF. Combine beef, egg, bread crumbs, Parmesan, shallot, garlic, tomato paste, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Mix with your hands to combine well.

  2. Brush a 6-cup muffin tin with olive oil. Gently roll meat into 6 balls and place each in a muffin cup. Bake until cooked through, about 20 minutes.