Bacon Topped Mini Meatloaf Recipe

7:30 AM

My kids love meatloaf and so do I. There is always a standard meatloaf recipe that I always use. Actually, it isn't a written recipe, my dad just taught it to me growing up. I do like to try and mix it up every once in a while though. When I read about bacon wrapped meatloaf earlier this week, I decided to take that concept and blend it with the mini lasagna idea that I used for another recipe and the result was a delicious portion sized bacon topped mini meatloaf that the kids snarfed down!

1/2 cup diced green pepper
1/2 cup diced sweet onion
3/4 cup bread crumbs
1 egg
2 tbls. ketchup
1 lb. ground turkey
salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste. {I just use a few shakes of each}
4 slices of maple flavored bacon {cut into thirds}
Extra ketchup for topping.

Step 1:

Grease a 12 cup cupcake tin with cooking spray. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2:

Combine the first five ingredients together in a mixing bowl.

Step 3: 

Add the ground turkey to the ingredients in the mixing bowl and mix thoroughly with your hands.

Step 4:

Form small balls from the meatloaf mixture and pat down into each cupcake tin. They just need to fill each tin and be about level with the top.

Step 5:

Top each mini meatloaf with a few dabs of ketchup and one of the bacon pieces.

Step 6:

Bake in a 350 degree oven for 25-30 minutes. The mini meatloaves should pop right out and there should be minimal grease since the recipe is made with ground turkey.

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  1. Oh, this looks so good! It's not even noon yet but now I am already thinking about making this for dinner. Thanks for sharing this great idea. :)

  2. I have to say this email looks so very good. I really do enjoy bacon as long as it is cooked right!

  3. We love meatloaf, too. And my boys love mini meatloafs. This would be awesome.

  4. this nice post and thanks to share with us



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