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Meat Loaf Muffins Recipe

Meat Loaf Muffins Recipe

These tangy meat loaf 'muffins' are fun for dinner, supper or a take-along lunch. They're just as flavorful after freezing. Plus, they're the perfect size for sandwich slices. My husband, Mike, is happy to eat these leftovers...if there are any left over, that is.—Cheryl Norwood, Canton, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • Ketchup


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Add the beef and mix well. Press 1/3 cupfuls into six ungreased muffin cups Top with ketchup. Bake at 375° for 18-20 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 236 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 223mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein

Reviews for Meat Loaf Muffins

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Reviewed Aug. 12, 2014

"very delicious and easy to make!!! I topped them with more BBQ sauce instead of ketchup...they also took a little longer to bake than what the recipe says, but it may just be my oven....I also just shaped into balls and baked instead of using the muffin tin."

Reviewed Jun. 9, 2014

"These were super easy to make, the worst part was cleaning the muffin tin! I used frozen diced onion and yellow pepper. I also didn't realize that I didn't have enough bread crumbs so I crushed up some saltiness to add to it. My fiance loves meatloaf and he approved this recipe!"

Reviewed Nov. 12, 2013

"Love this recipe! It is so fast and easy plus delicious! For Valentine's Day I shape the loaf heart shape to carry on a tradition I have had for 43 years with husband and he loves it too!"

Reviewed Apr. 26, 2013

"Loved this recipe. Can make it for hubby and me and freeze the leftovers for another few meals!! The grandkids loved this too!!"

Reviewed Oct. 27, 2011

"Loved these... simple & delicious. Used a peppercorn BBQ sauce. Will definitely make again."

Reviewed Mar. 29, 2011

"I have been making this recipe for a few years now with ground turkey instead of the beef. It is at the top of our favorite list! My husband says I could make this once a week!"

Reviewed Jan. 28, 2011

"These are fun and delicious. Hubby loves these. I don't really care for meatloaf but I did eat quite a few of these. Theyn were good, for a meatloaf. I will make again."

Reviewed Jul. 13, 2010

"Delicious! I used a little more ground beef to make a bigger batch. Also added a little chopped garlic to the ground beef mixture. My husband ate 4 for dinner! A few leftovers he used for sandwiches the next day. Will certainly make this again."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.