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Muffin Tin Meatloaf

Ground beef mixed with salsa and quick cooking oats, topped with cheese, are baked in a muffin tin to make these mini meatloaves.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword meatloaf, muffin tin meatloaf
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Author Safeway


  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 9 Tbs shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400ยบ.
  2. In a medium bowl, add egg, salsa, chili powder and salt, whisking with a fork to combine. Stir in oats. Fold in ground beef gently until all ingredients are evenly incorporated into the beef.
  3. Coat a muffin tin with nonstick spray. Divide ground beef mixture among 9 of the muffin tins, pressing the beef down slightly in the center.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes, then remove and add a teaspoon of salsa to the center of each meatloaf, and top each with at tablespoon of cheddar cheese. Put meatloaves back into the oven for another 5 minutes, or until fully cooked.
  5. Remove from oven and let cool 2-3 minutes, then remove mini meatloaves from muffin tin and serve!