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Pizza Meat Loaf Cups

 Pizza Meat Loaf Cups
Fix and freeze these moist little meat loaves packed with pizza flavor. They're great to reheat for an after-school snack or quick dinner on soccer night. My family likes to drizzle extra pizza sauce on top. —Susan Wollin, Marshall, Wisconsin
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces each) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Additional pizza sauce, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the egg, pizza sauce, bread crumbs and
  • Italian seasoning. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Divide
  • among 12 greased muffin cups; press onto the bottom and up the
  • sides. Fill center with cheese.
  • Bake at 375° for 15-18 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
  • Serve immediately with additional pizza sauce if desired. Or cool,
  • place in freezer bags and freeze for up to 3 months.
  • To use frozen pizza cups: Thaw in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Heat
  • on a microwave-safe plate on high for 2-3 minutes or until heated
  • through. Yield: 1 dozen.
To use frozen pizza cups: Thaw in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Heat on a microwave-safe plate on high for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.

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Pizza Meat Loaf Cups (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 167 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 177 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 16 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.