Mini Beef Meat Loaves

These mini meat loaves can be served hot from the oven or wrap each cooled loaf individually and freeze them for future fast meals – they heat from frozen in minutes. Children love this Mini Beef Meat Loaf recipe!

Yields6 ServingsDifficultyBeginnerPrep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins
 1 ½ lb (750 g) Extra Lean Ground Beef Round or Sirloin or Lean/Extra Lean Ground Beef
 1 egg, beaten
 ½ cup (125 mL) finely shredded carrot (1 large)
 ⅓ cup (75 mL) finely shredded onion (1 small)
 ¼ cup (50 mL) dry bread crumbs
 1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano
 ¼ tsp (1 mL) EACH salt and pepper
 ½ cup (125 mL) pizza sauce
1

Combine beef, egg, carrot, onion, bread crumbs, oregano, salt, pepper and ¼ cup (50 mL) of the pizza sauce. Mix lightly but thoroughly to blend.

2

Lightly spray 12 muffin cups with cooking spray. Divide mixture among cups. Spoon remaining pizza sauce over tops, dividing equally

3

Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until digital rapid-read thermometer inserted into centre of a meat loaf registers 160°F (71°C). Makes 6 servings

 

Ingredients

 1 ½ lb (750 g) Extra Lean Ground Beef Round or Sirloin or Lean/Extra Lean Ground Beef
 1 egg, beaten
 ½ cup (125 mL) finely shredded carrot (1 large)
 ⅓ cup (75 mL) finely shredded onion (1 small)
 ¼ cup (50 mL) dry bread crumbs
 1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano
 ¼ tsp (1 mL) EACH salt and pepper
 ½ cup (125 mL) pizza sauce

Directions

1

Combine beef, egg, carrot, onion, bread crumbs, oregano, salt, pepper and ¼ cup (50 mL) of the pizza sauce. Mix lightly but thoroughly to blend.

2

Lightly spray 12 muffin cups with cooking spray. Divide mixture among cups. Spoon remaining pizza sauce over tops, dividing equally

3

Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until digital rapid-read thermometer inserted into centre of a meat loaf registers 160°F (71°C). Makes 6 servings

Mini Beef Meat Loaves