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Favorite Meat Loaf Cups

 Favorite Meat Loaf Cups
My family enjoys meat loaf, but sometimes I can't spare the hour or more it takes to bake in the traditional shape. A quick alternative is to divide the meat mixture into muffin cups for individual servings that are ready in less than 30 minutes.—Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 4 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • Additional ketchup, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Crumble beef
  • over mixture and mix well.
  • Press into 12 foil-lined or greased muffin cups. Bake at 350° for
  • 25 minutes or until a meat thermometer reaches 160°. Drain
  • before serving. Drizzle with ketchup if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 302 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 146 mg cholesterol, 699 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 32 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.