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Barbecued Onion Meat Loaves

Onion soup mix and stuffing are the surprise ingredients in these incredibly simple mini meat loaves. They're definite family-pleasers. —Nicole Russman, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/4 cup barbecue sauce, divided
  • 1/2 cup crushed seasoned stuffing
  • 1 tablespoon onion soup mix
  • 1-1/4 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the egg, milk, 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce, stuffing and onion soup mix. Crumble beef over mixture and mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 5 loaves; arrange around the edge of a microwave-safe dish.
  • Microwave, uncovered, on high for 4-1/2 to 5-1/2 minutes or until no pink remains and a thermometer reads 160°. Cover and let stand for 5-10 minutes. Top with the remaining 1/4 cup barbecue sauce. If desired, sprinkle with minced parsley.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 234 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 451mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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