Mashed Potato Topped Mini Meatloaves
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Recipe type: Dinner
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Serves: 4
 
Mini Meatloaves are not only fun to serve and taste moist and delcious, but they reduce the 1 hour baking time for meatloaves to only 20 minutes!
Ingredients
  • 1.5 ibs of extra-lean ground beef
  • ¾ cup Quick Oats
  • ½ cup ketchup (set aside ¼ for glaze)
  • ½ cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 large potatoes
  • ⅔ cup of cream cheese
  • 1 clove of garlic (optional)
  • ½ cup grated cheese for topping
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 F
  2. Peel and cut potatoes
  3. Add potatoes to pot of salted water and bring to boil
  4. Allow to cook in a gentle boil for 20-30 minutes, or until tender
  5. Remove from heat and drain
  6. Mix in cream cheese and minced garlic (optional)
  7. While potatoes are cooking, set out large mixing bowl
  8. Add ground beef, oats, ¼ cup ketchup, ¼ cup barbecue sauce, 1 egg, and ½ chopped onion.
  9. Stir until well combined
  10. Add to well greased muffin tin - makes 8 muffins
  11. Bake at 375 F for 20 minutes or until no longer pink in the middles and 160 F
  12. (Optional: About 15 minutes into baking, glaze tops of meatloaves with a mixture of ketchup and barbecue sauce and return to oven)
  13. Once cooked, remove mini meatloaves from over and top with mashed potatoes and sprinkle with cheese. (Optional: melt cheese by broiling for 2-3 minutes or simply popping in the microwave for 20 seconds.)
Recipe by 5 Minutes for Mom at http://www.5minutesformom.com/86906/mini-meatloaves-recipe/