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You Need to Try This Muffin-Sized Meatloaves with Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Muffin Sized Meatloaves

You Need to Try This Muffin-Sized Meatloaves with Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Yes, you read that right. We really have a recipe for meatloaf muffins. The concept may sound a little odd, but bear with us and you'll soon see that this is a great way to make meatloaf. Whether you want to try something new or you don't have a loaf pan on hand, you'll love this unique take on meatloaf.

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Muffin-Sized Meatloaves and Garlic Mashed Potatoes


2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup ketchup
1/2 cup crushed corn flakes
4 Tablespoons dried minced onion
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 pounds lean ground beef



1. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, ketchup, mustard, corn flakes, onion, salt, and pepper.

2. Add beef into mixture and mix well.

3. Divide among 12 greased muffin cups. Press the meat onto the bottom and up the sides of each muffin cup.

4. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Prepare Garlic Mashed Potatoes (recipe below).

5. Serve immediately with ketchup on top of each meatloaf if desired. Makes 6 servings.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes


3 cups water
5 Tablespoons butter, cubed
1 teaspoon garlic powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup milk
3 cups mashed potato flakes



1. Combine the water, butter, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil.

2. Remove from the heat and add milk.

3. Stir in mashed potato flakes with a fork. Makes 6 servings.

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