Freezer Meal 101

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Friday, November 4, 2011

Meat Loaf Miniatures

Meat Loaf Miniatures

1 cup ketchup
3 to 4 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1 tsp ground mustard
2 eggs, beaten
4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
3 cups Crispix cereal, crushed
3 tsp onion powder
1/2 to 1 tsp seasoned salt
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp pepper
3 lbs lean ground beef

In a large bowl, combine ketchup, brown sugar and mustard.  Remove 1/2 cup for topping; set aside.  Add the eggs,, ,Worcestershire sauce, cereal and seasonings to remaining ketchup mixture.  Let stand for 5 minutes.  Crumble beef over cereal mixture and mix well.

Press meat mixture into 18 muffin cups.  Bake at 375 for 18-20 minutes.  Drizzle with remaining ketchup mixture; bake 10 minutes longer or until meat is no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160. 

Cool completely.  Place on cookie sheet and freeze for 2-3 hours.  Once they are frozen, transfer to Ziploc freezer bag and freeze up to 3 months.

To serve: Thaw completely in refrigerator.  Place loafs in a greased baking dish.  Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until headed through.

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