Favorite Meat Loaf Cups
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 2 large 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 thermometer reaches 160°. Drain before serving. Drizzle with ketchup if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 302 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 146mg cholesterol, 699mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 32g protein.
Dec 5, 2019
I have only made meatloaf this way for years. I use breadcrumbs instead of cornflakes and add a little horseradish to the mix with shredded carrot and parsley. No ketchup or mustard in the beef mixture, but I make a mix of ketchup, mustard and brown sugar as the topping for the last 5 minutes of baking. So good and so much quicker than traditional meatloaf!
Mar 7, 2018
Such a great and easy recipe! Made as written, except used fresh minced onion instead of dried and panko crumbs since I didn't have any cornflakes. They came out moist and tender and family loved them. I did add a little brown sugar and mustard to the additional ketchup and brushed it on before baking. A keeper for busy weeknights....or anytime!
Jul 26, 2017
I used it as a filling for stuffed peppers. In this case, I'd lower the temperature and cook longer so the peppers would be soft as butter. Very good.
May 30, 2017
I always use Chili sauce instead of ketchup, it has more twang, also use breadcrumbs instead of cornflakes.
May 10, 2016
I will never make the traditional way again. This was so good! I used 1 lb. ground beef, 1/2 cup crushed saltines & adjusted the remaining ingredients since it's just my husband and I. I combined brown sugar, ketchup and a dab of mustard for a topping. YUM!
Jun 13, 2015
Made 2 1/2 batches and served a family of 8 with very few leftover. They went over great. Moist and delicious. The 4 yr. Old and 2 yr. old ate without a fuss.
Feb 16, 2014
I added grated carrot and minced fresh onion (omitted dried onion) . Very easy to make ahead and freeze for the week ahead as the family is often on different schedules.
May 25, 2011
I live alone now so I cut all recipes in half. This is easy, tastes good, and I have 4 to freeze. I did substitute oatmeal for the corn flakes and topped the little loaves with extra ketchup and shredded cheddar. Would probably be good with bead crumbs as well.
Dec 18, 2010
Great recipe for our family dinner. Definitely quick and easy...kids will like having their own little meatloaf "cupcake". Plus, we freeze the leftovers for a meal the next week!
Oct 2, 2009
These are easy to make and really yummy!!