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Little Cheddar Meat Loaves Recipe

Little Cheddar Meat Loaves Recipe

Paula Petersen in Granite City, Illinois says her recipe for cheesy meat-loaf cups is “great when you have a craving for meat loaf but no time to bake it. My husband and I just love these served with au gratin or fried potatoes.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • TOPPING:
  • 4 teaspoons ketchup
  • 4 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the egg, oats, ketchup and onion. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Coat four muffin cups with cooking spray; fill three-fourths full with meat mixture. Spread ketchup over loaves.
  • 2. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until no pink remains and a meat thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 5 minutes before removing from muffin cups. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 meat loaves equals 343 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 190 mg cholesterol, 463 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 starch.