Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis

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These Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis cook up quickly in a muffin tin.  They have all of the flavors of stuffed peppers in a little mini meatloaves.

Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis

I have said it before and I will say it again … Stuffed Peppers are one of my favorite food groups!  I have so many stuffed pepper variations, I think you could eat them every day of the week, and I would be perfectly fine with that!

Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf
This meatloaf has all of the components of stuffed peppers, and all of the flavors, too! Folks, this isn’t your Mother’s meatloaf.

 

These little meatloaf minis are inspired by my meatloaf.  I am not a big fan of other peoples meatloaf.  I know that sounds snotty — but I’m just not.  The idea of baked on ketchup isn’t really something I look forward to.  But this one?  This meatloaf I LOVE!! Why?  Because it’s like stuffed peppers — in meatloaf form!   

I have 2 other meatloaf recipes on my blog that my family loves, you should totally check those out, too!  My meatloaf recipes are not “typical.”  My Mom’s Pork Sausage Meatloaf is made with pork sausage and cheese.  It’s so good, and makes amazing sandwiches!!  Then there is my Taco Meatloaf.  Re-Think Taco Tuesday and do it meatloaf style! 

 

Pizza Meatloaf Minis
These Pizza Meatloaf Minis bake up in your cupcake pan, they are a quick and easy meal, with the flavors of pizza in a cute little meatloaf. Kids will love them!

This isn’t the first time I have made mini meatloaves in my muffin tins.  These Pizza Meatloaf Minis were a huge hit with my kiddos.  What’s not to love?  Plus — CHEESE.  I actually thought about added some shredded Parmesan cheese to my stuffed pepper meatloaf minis.  Next time I think I will to see what that is like?

 

Ingredients in Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis:

  • Lean Ground Beef
  • Instant Rice (I use brown)
  • egg
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Diced tomatoes
  • bell pepper

 

Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis

Combine all of the ingredients, except the tomatoes and part of the pepper.  (I took this before I remembered the egg!)  Divide into 12 sections and press into a prepared muffin tin.

Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis

 Top with tomatoes.  

Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis

Then top with remaining green bell pepper.  

 

Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis

Bake for 30 minutes and serve!

 

Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis

We served them with some roasted fingerling potatoes.  

 

Other Great Meatloaf Mini Recipes:

 

Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis

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Meatloaf Recipes

 

Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis

Let’s make meatloaf in our muffin tins, shall we?  M.

 

 

Yield: 12

Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis

close up Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis on a white plate

These Stuffed Pepper Meatloaf Minis cook up quickly in a muffin tin.  They have all of the flavors of stuffed peppers in a little mini meatloaves.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper (about 2 small) divided
  • 1 can diced tomatoes drained
  • 1/2 cup brown minute rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a muffin tin (1 dozen size) with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. With your hands combine ground beef, egg, 1/2 cup of chopped pepper, rice, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  4. Press into muffin tins divided evenly 12 ways.
  5. Top with drained tomatoes and remaining 1/4 cup peppers.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes, or until done in the center.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

3

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 580Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 248mgSodium: 800mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 67g

Nutrition isn't always accurate.

 

 

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12 Comments

  1. Meatloaf is one of my favorite comfort foods. I love how you mixed that and stuffed peppers to make these delicious mini’s. Can’t wait to try these.

  2. Oh wow these look amazing! I am always looking for new things to try with the family, these will definitely be tried!

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