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Lunch Lady Meatloaf Muffins

Makes 12 muffins 


  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef or pork
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 yellow onion grated
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup bbq sauce divided
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • salt/white pepper to taste
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • bacon diced for topping
  • green onions diced for topping


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray a muffin tin with nonstick spray.
  • In a large bowl combine beef, eggs, bread crumbs, 1/4 cup bbq sauce, 1/2 cup cheese, onion, and salt and pepper.
  • Using hands, combine well.
  • Fill each well of muffin tin to top with the meat mixture, pressing down.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes until browned and cooked through.
  • Top with remaining bbq sauce and shredded cheese on each muffin.
  • Bake for an additional two minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let sit for a few minutes before removing from pan.
  • Top with piped or a scoop of mashed potatoes on each.
  • Garnish with bacon and green onion "sprinkles".