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Mini Meat Loaves

Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Elizabeth Blake
Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 30 mins
Yield Yield: 12 mini meat loaves (serving size: 1 loaf)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plus 2/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 184
  • fat 7 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • protein 14 g
  • carbohydrate 15 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 72 mg
  • sodium 693 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Mist a 12-cup muffin tin with cooking spray. In a small bowl, whisk 1/2 cup ketchup with brown sugar.

  2. Place beef in a bowl and break apart with your fingers. Add bread crumbs, Worcestershire, mustard, eggs, onion, parsley, salt, pepper and remaining 2/3 cup ketchup. Using your hands, mix ingredients gently but thoroughly. Divide among muffin cups. Spread 2 tsp. ketchup mixture on each.

  3. Bake until an instant-read thermometer inserted in center of a loaf reads 160ºF, 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 10 minutes.

Cook's Notes

Make it ahead

TO FREEZE: Cool completely. Remove from pan. Freeze on parchment-lined baking sheet. Wrap each in foil, place in a freezer bag and return to freezer.

TO SERVE: Thaw in the fridge overnight. Unwrap; place in greased baking dish. Bake uncovered at 350ºF, 15 to 20 minutes

Also appeared in: All You, January, 2013;