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Muffin-Sized Pizza Beef Meat Loaves

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins

The recipe for these little Muffin-Sized Pizza beef meat loaves are the perfect size and flavour for children’s meals – serve them with the Vegetable Sauce and some pasta to complete the meal.

Muffin-Sized Pizza Beef Meat Loaves

 1 ½ lb (750 g) Lean Ground Beef Sirloin or Round*
 1 egg, beaten
 ½ cup (125 mL) finely shredded carrot (1 large)
 ⅓ cup (75 mL) finely shredded onion (1 small)
 ¼ cup (50 mL) fine dry bread crumbs
 1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano
 ½ tsp (2 mL) salt
 ¼ tsp (1 mL) pepper
 ½ cup (125 mL) pizza sauce
  Simple Vegetable Sauce (recipe follows)

Combine beef, egg, carrot, onion, bread crumbs, oregano, salt, pepper and 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the pizza sauce. Mix lightly but thoroughly to blend.


Divide mixture among 12 muffin cups, pressing into cups. Divide remaining pizza sauce among meat loaves, spooning some sauce on top of each.


Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until digital instant-read thermometer inserted into centre of several meat loaves registers 160°F (71°C). Serve with Vegetable Sauce.

Simple Vegetable Sauce

In skillet, heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil over medium-high heat; add 1 cup (250 mL) EACH diced red sweet pepper and zucchini. Cook stirring occasionally until softened. Add 2/3 cup (150 mL) pizza sauce; heat through.


*Other Options: Lean Ground Chuck or Lean Ground Beef

Nutrition Facts

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