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Cheeseburger Meatloaf Muffins

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This fast and healthy cheeseburger meatloaf recipe cooks in just 15 minutes and is naturally gluten free! The entire family will love these cheesy meatloaf cups!

cheeseburger meatloaf muffins

As a mom of two boys and wife to a meat-and-potato loving husband, few meals are a guaranteed success quite like meatloaf. For years now, I’ve ditched the traditional bread pan and prefer to prepare my meatloaf in a 12-cup muffin pan.

Cheeseburger Meatloaf Muffins Assembly a healthy dinner recipe

Not only is anything muffin-shaped more fun to eat but it cooks in 1/3 of the time! In fact, these Cheeseburger Meatloaf Muffins are ready in just 15 minutes.

Cheeseburger Meatloaf Cups a fast dinner recipe

With the busy holiday season in full swing, I am all about finding short cuts in the kitchen during the busy dinner rush. These beautiful non-stick Anolon pans not only make my life easier but they save on cleanup time after the meal – what’s not to love about that?

Cheeseburger Meatloaf Muffins a naturally gluten free dinner recipe

These meatloaf muffins are extremely versatile so feel free to play around with whatever ingredients and spices you have on hand. You could create a Mexican version with cumin, smoked paprika and cayenne. For a Greek spin, try oregano, garlic powder and crumbled feta on top.

cheeseburger meatloaf muffins in a muffin pan

The options are endless but the results will always be the same: a healthy and delicious dinner that comes together in less than 25 minutes.

Cheeseburger Meatloaf Cups a healthy gluten free dinner recipe

As an added bonus, these meatloaf muffin cups are naturally gluten-free, high protein and low carb. The perfect balance to all of those delicious holiday indulgences this time of year.

Your fork is waiting.

cheeseburger meatloaf muffins in a muffin pan

Cheeseburger Meatloaf Muffins

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This fast and healthy cheeseburger meatloaf recipe cooks in just 15 minutes and is naturally gluten free!
PREP: 10 mins
COOK: 15 mins
TOTAL: 25 mins
Servings: 4


  • 24 ounces ground beef sirloin
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 3 pieces sun-dried tomatoes (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose grill seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup green olives (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons parsley (fresh, minced)
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon dijon
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese (low fat)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and have an Analon non-stick muffin tin ready to go.
  • In a large bowl, mix together first 8 ingredients (beef through parsley) with your hands until evenly incorporated. Divide mixture evenly between 12 muffin tins, gently shaping into small meat loaves.
  • In a small bowl, mix together ketchup and mustard. Brush each meat loaf cup evenly with sauce. Sprinkle each cup evenly with shredded cheese before baking in oven for 15 minutes or until cooked through. 

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Calories: 351kcalCarbohydrates: 7.3gProtein: 42.7gFat: 15.9gSaturated Fat: 6.8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 8.2gCholesterol: 128mgSodium: 1329mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 4.5g

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Liz DellaCroce

Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families. Click Here To Subscribe to my newsletter:


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