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Cheddar and Broccoli Meat Loaf Muffins
Children might be more inclined to eat broccoli when cheese and hamburger are involved. Ground turkey may be substituted for the ground beef. Remember to remind kids how important it is to wash their hands well after handling raw meat. Muffins may be frozen.Note: You can thaw frozen broccoli in the microwave by heating it on low for 4 to 6 minutes.
2 eggs
1 lb. ground beef, 90% lean
1 (10 oz.)pkg. frozen chopped, thawed and drained
1 cup panko bread crumbs
1/2 cup light ranch salad dressing
1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. onion powder
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Cheddar cheese
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Cheddar and Broccoli Meat Loaf Muffins

Cheddar and Broccoli Meat Loaf Muffins

Cheddar and Broccoli Meat Loaf Muffins
  • Servings:Serves 6
  • Prep Time:25 minutes
  • Cook Time:25 minutes
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 12-cup muffin pan with vegetable cooking spray.
2. In a large mixing bowl, use a fork or whisk to beat eggs until yolk and white are completely mixed. Add all remaining ingredients and use a wooden spoon or fork to mix until well combined.
3. Divide mixture among muffin cups, about 1/2 cup mixture in each cup. Press mixture into cups.
4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes, until cooked through and browned on top. Let muffins rest in pan for 5 minutes. To serve, run a knife around edge of each muffin. Use a fork to lift muffins out of pan and transfer to a plate. Serve warm. May be refrigerated for up to 2 days, or frozen. Reheat in 350 F oven, 5 minutes for refrigerated, 12 minutes for frozen muffins.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, March - April 2009
What Kids Can Do* Crack and beat eggs.* Measure ingredients and mix together.* Scoop mixture into muffin cu