Potato Topped Mini Meat Loaves

Try a fun new way to serve meat loaf and mashed potatoes! Check out the time-saving tips to make this a rush hour recipe.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Potatoes

1
pouch (4.7 oz) Betty Crocker™ roasted garlic and Cheddar mashed potatoes
Water, butter and milk called for on potato mix pouch

Meat Loaf Mixture

1
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1/4
cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
2
tablespoons chopped onion
2
tablespoons milk
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
egg

Sauce

1/2
cup ketchup
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons ground mustard
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Place foil baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, make potatoes as directed on pouch. Set aside. In large bowl, mix meat loaf mixture ingredients. Press about 3 tablespoons meat mixture in each muffin cup.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix all sauce ingredients except parsley. Spread about 2 teaspoons sauce over meat loaf mixture in each muffin cup. Place potato mixture in decorating bag fitted with #847 or desired tip. Pipe potatoes on cupcakes.
  • 4 Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in center of cupcake reads 160°F. Sprinkle with parsley; serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Skip the homemade sauce and just use, ketchup or barbecue sauce.

Skip the potato piping. Just spoon the potatoes over the sauce.

Make sure to use extra-lean ground beef so there is less fat in foil baking cups after baking.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
390mg
390%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.