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Updated on June 28, 2013

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This is how your mini meat loafs will look when they are cooked. Once you have your meatloaf mixed up you can use a ice cream scoop to fill the muffin tin cups. This is how your mini meatloaves will look like in a muffin pan.
This is how your mini meat loafs will look when they are cooked.
This is how your mini meat loafs will look when they are cooked.
Once you have your meatloaf mixed up you can use a ice cream scoop to fill the muffin tin cups.
Once you have your meatloaf mixed up you can use a ice cream scoop to fill the muffin tin cups.
This is how your mini meatloaves will look like in a muffin pan.
This is how your mini meatloaves will look like in a muffin pan.

Delicious Mini Meatloafs Cooked In A Muffin Pan

Here is a recipe for delicious mini meat loafs that you cook in the cups of a muffin pan. You'll want to prepare your muffin pan by spraying the pan inside the muffin cups with vegetable cooking spray. This way your mini meat loafs will slip right out of the muffin cups.

And guess what kids love these little meat loafs made this way. You can top your mini meat loafs in the muffin cups with barbecue sauce, cheese, or your favorite salsa. Why not make all three and let people pick their favorite mini meat loaf.

Mini Meatloaf Recipe And Instructions

1. One Pound Ground Beef.

2. One Half Cup Old Fashioned Oatmeal.

3. One Fourth Cup Red Or Purple Finely Chopped Sweet Onion.

4. One Teaspoon Ground Sea Salt.

5. One Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper.

6. One Large Egg.

7. One Half Cup Shredded Mexican Cheese.

Put all the ingredients but the egg into a bowl and mix well. Beat your egg very well and then add it to the mixture being sure that the egg gets mixed into the egg mixture very well. For the best flavored meat loaf use the cheaper ground beef. The leaner ground beef will never be as flavorful as the cheap ground beef.

Be Sure That Your Onion Gets Very Finely Chopped.

You want your sweet onion to be very finely chopped. You don't want any large pieces of onion in your meat loaf. Once your meat is very well mixed you can use a small ice cream scoop to scoop up the meat mixture and fill your muffin cups to make delicious miniature meat loafs.

Try putting bacon inside of some and topping those mini meat loafs with shredded cheddar cheese and just a little bit more crisp bacon bits. You won't believe what a wonderful flavor combination you have until you taste it. I promise you that kids will love them made this way.

I also like to fill some with salsa and top them with Mexican cheese for a unique flavor combination that I think you'll think is one of the best things you'll ever eat.

Toppings For Your Mini Meat Loafs

1. Fine Crumbled Crisp Bacon.

2. Shredded Mexican Cheese.

3. Your Favorite Barbecue Sauce.

4. Your Favorite Salsa.

With your toppings you can either put the toppings inside the mini meat loaf or on top of the meat loaf or both. If you want to put it inside the meat loaf and on top spray your muffin pan with vegetable cooking spray and then put a ice cream scoop of the mixed meat in the bottom of the muffin cup and then some of the topping of your choice and another scoop of meat on top of the topping. Sprinkle a little more of the topping on top of that mini meat loaf.

I like to serve my mini meat loafs with Orange Glazed Brussels Sprouts and Mashed Potatoes and serve Homemade Cheddar Bay Biscuits with them. Those flavors just go together perfect and people just love that meal. If you will click those links you'll find recipes for each of those items. Just be sure to bookmark this page so you can easily find your way back here.

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Delicious Homemade Meatloaf Recipe With Tomato Gravy

This meat loaf recipe is really delicious with a lot of flavor. You can buy the more expensive meat to make your meat loaf with but you'll never get the flavor that you will with the cheaper ground beef.

Don't forget to slice up some left over meat loaf and make it into delicious meat loaf sandwiches. In case you don't know meat loaf is a ground meat mixture that is shaped into a loaf and baked. Meat loafs can be made from beef, veal, lamb, or pork. And of course chicken or turkey.

If your trying to make a healthier meat loaf, start with lean beef or pork and place the loaf on a rack over a roasting pan so the excess fat can drain off while the meat loaf bakes. You can also replace half the ground beef with ground turkey or even make your meat loaf out of all ground turkey. Be sure to see the recipe for a ground turkey meat loaf in the video above.

Meat Loaf With Tomato Gravy Instructions, Ingredients and Recipe.

1. Two Pounds of Ground Beef.

2. One Envelope Taco Seasoning.

3. One Half Cup Italian Bread Crumbs.

4. One Small Sweet Purple Or Red Onion Diced Very Fine.

5. One Fourth Cup Very Fine Chopped Celery.

6. One Third Cup Ketchup.

7. One Can Rotel Tomatoes With Chilies.

8. One Half Cup Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese.

9. Tomato Gravy Below.

Stir together the first six ingredients until well blended. Shape into a loaf. Wet your hands with water and smooth your meatloaf out very smooth. Then put the can of Rotel Tomatoes With Chilies on top of the meatloaf and spread it around with your hands to coat the outside of the meatloaf well.

Bake at 425 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes or until the meat is no longer pink. Pour off the excess juices. Sprinkle the meat loaf with the cheese and let it stand for at least 15 minutes before you cut it. Serve it with the below recipe for tomato gravy.

Tomato Gravy

1. Three Tablespoons Butter.

2. Three Tablespoons All Purpose Flour.

3. Two 10 Ounce Cans Rotel Tomatoes With Chilies.

4. One 16 Ounce Can Tomato Sauce.

5. Three Tablespoons Chopped Fresh Cilantro.

6. One Teaspoon Sugar.

Melt the butter in a large sauce pan over medium heat and whisk in the flour until smooth. Cook whisking constantly with a wire whisk for one minute.

Whisk in your tomatoes and green chilies and remaining ingredients. Cook for five minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve with your meatloaf above as a gravy for the meatloaf. It's also excellent on mashed potatoes served with the meat loaf.

You can if you wish spray the inside of two small loaf pans with vegetable cooking spray and divide your prepared meat up between the two small loaf pans. About half way through the cooking time though carefully pour off the excess cooked out liquid and again when the meatloaf is done. Then top with the tomatoes and chilies and let stand 15 minutes before you cut into thin slices and serve with the homemade tomato gravy.

Here's a great recipe for a crock pot meat loaf. Serve homemade real mashed potatoes and steamed green beans with your crock pot meatloaf.
Here's a great recipe for a crock pot meat loaf. Serve homemade real mashed potatoes and steamed green beans with your crock pot meatloaf.

Delicious Crock Pot Meatloaf Recipe

Here is a delicious recipe for crock pot meat loaf that everyone loves. It's easy to make and it always turns out perfect.

Ingredients And Instructions For Crock Pot Meatloaf.

1. One Pound Package Pork Sausage.

2. One Pound Ground Beef.

3. One Cup Ketchup Divided In Half.

4. One Package Lipton's Dry Onion Soup Mix.

5. Two Large Eggs.

6. One Half Cup Dry Italian Bread Crumbs.

7. Two Tablespoons Brown Sugar.


In a large bowl you'll want to combine the sausage, ground beef, half cup of ketchup, the package of onion soup mix, bread crumbs, and eggs. Beat your eggs well before you add them. When you get the ingredients well mixed together form into a loaf that will fit inside your crock pot or slow cooker. Spray the inside of the crock very well with vegetable cooking spray before you add the meat loaf. This is very important so the meat loaf does not stick.

Cover and cook on high for five hours. Its very important that you spray the inside of the crock of the crock pot or slow cooker so the cooked meatloaf will come out easily.In the last thirty minutes of cooking time pour the remaining ketchup and the brown sugar mixed together into the crock pot or slow cooker so the outside of the meat loaf gets coated with the ketchup and brown sugar mixture.

I promise you that you'll end up with one of the most delicious meatloaf's that you'll ever taste. Now listen when you get ready to pour the ketchup and brown sugar into the crock pot or slow cooker its very important that the two get very well mixed together. This is one of the most important things about this recipe. That ketchup and brown sugar is going to give your meatloaf a taste you won't get any other way.

Serve your meatloaf with the homemade mashed potatoes and steamed green beans for the perfect meal.

Stuff Your Meatloaf With Mushrooms And Crisp Cooked Bacon For A Tasty Treat.
Stuff Your Meatloaf With Mushrooms And Crisp Cooked Bacon For A Tasty Treat.

Meatloaf Stuffed With Mushrooms And Bacon

You can make a very delicious meatloaf by making the recipe for the above meatloaf and put the meat out onto a flat baking pan so you can form a loaf out of the meat. In the center of the meat loaf make a deep cavity that you can feel with a cup of fresh sliced button mushrooms and a fourth cup of crisp cooked bacon. You'll also want to put in a fourth cup of Ricotta cheese and a fourth cup of shredded Mexican cheese. Seal the cavity back up and wet your hands with water. Use your hands to smooth the meatloaf out smooth.

Cook your stuffed meatloaf in a 350 degree preheated oven until your meatloaf reaches an internal temperature of 160 degrees. You'll end up with a meatloaf that will be one of the tastiest meat loafs that you will ever eat in your life. You can saute some strips of red and green peppers and serve the peppers along with your meat loaf. I know I think that meatloaf made this way is one of the tastiest things you will ever taste in your life.

Make a recipe of the tomato gravy above and serve the tomato gravy over the stuffed meatloaf. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised at how very wonderful these flavors go together. My Mom Virginia Walker used to make a meatloaf very similar to this and serve it every year for Christmas Eve dinner and again for New Years Eve dinner. She always served it with mashed potatoes, tomato gravy, cheddar bay biscuits, and green bean casserole. Now that was a meal I have never forgot. Click those links for those oh so wonderful recipes. And if your going to make that meal you just have to have homemade coconut cake with it so there is that recipe. If you make that meal one time you'll make it again and again. It's one of the best meals I've ever had in my life.

Saute Your Bell Peppers

You can take the seeds out of a red and a green bell pepper and cut the peppers into thin strips. Saute those peppers in two tablespoons of real butter with a teaspoon of very fine minced garlic until the peppers are done but not browned. Serve the red and green peppers with the stuffed meatloaf.

Stuffed meatloaf can be very festive and it makes a great meal when ever you want to serve it. You won't find a better recipe anywhere for stuffed meatloaf. It really is one of the best meatloaf's you'll ever taste.

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    • crazyhorsesghost profile imageAUTHOR

      Thomas Byers 

      6 years ago from East Coast , United States

      It is a wonderful recipe. I've made it for years and the flavor is just wonderful.

    • twilanelson profile image

      Twila Nelson 

      6 years ago from Carmichael, California

      Thank you crazyhorsesghost for such a quick response, you are amazing. I did not believe it could be brown sugar and ketchup. The recipe I tried was from the oven although I think this recipe and cooking technique will knock their socks off, it sounds delicious.

    • crazyhorsesghost profile imageAUTHOR

      Thomas Byers 

      6 years ago from East Coast , United States

      I added I hope what is the recipe you are looking for above. It is done in a crock pot and it has ketchup and brown sugar.

    • twilanelson profile image

      Twila Nelson 

      6 years ago from Carmichael, California

      A meatloaf stuffed with mushrooms and bacon, mashed potatoes, cheddar biscuits and green bean casserole are my oldest daughter's favorite dishes and she just told me she wants your exact menu on Thanksgiving. I'll try to prepare these for her before Thanksgiving.

      I am embarrassed to ask this question although I tried something and the flavor was intriquing to me. Do you have a recipe for a meatloaf that is glazed/topped with a brown sugar and tomato sauce (or ketchup)?

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      Thomas Silvia 

      6 years ago from Massachusetts

      Hi my friend, these are all great meatloaf recipes i will try and make them all,well done and yummy !

      Vote up and more !!!

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      6 years ago from Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

      I love meatloaf.....

    • whonunuwho profile image


      6 years ago from United States

      Sounds good Crazyhorsesghost, my mamma made some of the best. I've tried hard to duplicate it, but never quite came up to her standards, as of yet. I will keep trying and your recipes sound really good.


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