Two mini meatloaf muffins with meatloaf sauce on them on a plate with mashed potatoes and green beans.
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5 from 3 votes

Mini Meatloaf Muffins

Easy Mini Meatloaf Muffins made with ground beef or ground turkey and topped with homemade bbq sauce.  Easier and healthier than traditional meatloaf.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 138kcal
Author: Lauren Allen

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef (or ground turkey)
  • 2/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup onion , chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon barbecue sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 egg , lightly beaten

Meatloaf sauce:

  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large mixing bowl (using your hands or a large spoon), combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, onion, 1 Tbsp barbecue sauce, mustard, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper and egg.
  • Divide the mixture among the 12 cups in a standard muffin tin, pressing them down to fill the cup. Bake for 15 minutes.
  •  In the meantime, in a small bowl mix together all of the ingredients for the sauce.  
  • Remove the meatloaf from oven and use a paper towel to soak up any grease on the meatloaf.
  • Generously spoon sauce over each mini meat loaf. Return to oven for an additional 10-15 minutes or until the meat is cooked through.
  • Serve with mashed potatoes and any extra sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 265mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 2mg