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Little Cheddar Meat Loaves

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


2 servings

These cheesy meat loaf minis are perfect when you're craving meat loaf but don't want to wait a long time for a full-size one to bake. My husband and I just love these served with au gratin or fried potatoes. —Paula Petersen, Granite City, Illinois
Little Cheddar Meat Loaves Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 4 teaspoons ketchup
  • 4 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a large bowl, combine the egg, oats, ketchup and onion. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Coat 4 muffin cups with cooking spray; fill three-fourths full with meat mixture. Spread ketchup over loaves.
  2. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake until no pink remains and a thermometer reads 160°, about 5 minutes longer. Let stand for 5 minutes before removing from muffin cups.

Nutrition Facts

2 mini meat loaves: 343 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 190mg cholesterol, 463mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 30g protein.

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