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Bite-Sized Deliciousness: Mini Meatloaf Muffins With Homemade BBQ Sauce

by anny

Get your taste buds ready for something delicious! In this article, we’ll be discussing a unique take on traditional meatloaf – Mini Meatloaf Muffins with homemade BBQ sauce. Not only are they easier to make than traditional meatloaf, they’re also healthier too! So let’s get started and find out how to make this tasty bite-sized morsel of deliciousness.

There is nothing quite like a hearty, comforting meatloaf. But sometimes, traditional meatloaf can be a bit too much. That’s where these mini meatloaf muffins come in! These cute little bites are perfect for satisfying your meatloaf cravings without being overly filling. Plus, they’re easy to make and can be easily customized to your liking.

To make the mini meatloaf muffins, you’ll need: ground beef, bread crumbs, an egg, onion, garlic, ketchup, BBQ sauce, salt, and pepper. Simply combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix until well combined. Then, using a spoon or your hands, divide the mixture into 12 equal portions and shape each into a small mound. Place the mounds on a greased baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

While the mini meatloaves are baking, prepare the homemade BBQ sauce by combining ketchup, vinegar, brown sugar, mustard, garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for 10 minutes. Once it’s done cooking, brush the BBQ sauce generously over the top of the cooked mini meatloaves. Serve warm and enjoy!

There are a few reasons why you should try this recipe for mini meatloaf muffins with homemade BBQ sauce. First, they’re bite-sized, which makes them perfect for appetizers or as a main course if you’re serving a smaller group. Second, the combination of ground beef and pork gives them a delicious flavor that’s further enhanced by the BBQ sauce. And last but not least, they’re easy to make!

Tips:

Assuming you’re looking for tips related to the recipe:

-You can make the meatloaf mix and BBQ sauce ahead of time and store in the fridge for up to 3 days. Just shape into muffins and bake when you’re ready to eat!
-Try using different kinds of ground meat like pork, lamb, or turkey in this recipe.
-Leftover mini meatloaves are just as delicious cold, so pack them up for a tasty lunch on the go.

Conclusion & Recipe:

The best part about these mini meatloaf muffins is that they are so easy to make! The BBQ sauce is also very simple to whip up and it tastes great. These would be perfect for a party or potluck.

Mini Meatloaf Muffins With Homemade BBQ Sauce

The best part about these mini meatloaf muffins is that they are so easy to make! The BBQ sauce is also very simple to whip up and it tastes great. These would be perfect for a party or potluck.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 19 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 138 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 lb ground beef lean or ground turkey.
  • 2/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 Tablespoon barbecue Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • Meatloaf sauce:
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon groundnutmeg

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Combine ground beef, breadcrumbs with onion and 1 Tbsp barbecue sauce. Add mustard, chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Divide the mixture into 12 cups and press them down to fill the cup. Bake for 15 minutes.
  • In the meantime, combine all the ingredients for your sauce in a small bowl.
  • Take the meatloaf out of the oven and soak it with a paper towel.
  • Scoop sauce onto each mini meat loaf. Continue baking for 10-15 minutes more or until meat is tender.
  • Serve with mashed potatoes and any sauce.