Easy Turkey Meatloaf Muffins & Tangy BBQ Sauce:
Printable Recipe HERE (recipe adapted from Rachael Ray)
- 1 pound lean ground turkey
- 1 medium onion, cut into chunks
- 2 ribs celery, cut into 2-inch pieces
- 1/2 cup baby carrots
- 2 green onions, top & bottoms cut off and cut into 2-inch pieces
- 1 large egg plus a splash of milk, beaten
- 1 cup Italian bread crumbs
- 2 tablespoons grill seasoning
- 1 cup barbecue sauce
- 1/4 cup salsa
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
Put ground turkey into a big bowl. Put onion, celery, baby carrots and green onion into a food processor. Pulse the processor blades to finely chop the vegetables into very small pieces then add them to the meat bowl. Add egg beaten with milk, bread crumbs and grill seasoning to the bowl.
Next, mix together the barbecue sauce, the salsa and the Worcestershire sauce in a separate small bowl. Pour half the sauce mixture into the bowl with the meatloaf mix. Mix the meatloaf together with your hands. Wash up.
Spray a 12 cup muffin tin with cooking spray. Use an ice cream or cookie dough scoop to help you fill meat into a each tin. Top each meat loaf with a spoonful of the extra sauce. Bake about 20 minutes. Cut open 1 muffin to test that the middle is cooked through or check that the temperature is 170 degrees. Bake until cooked through. Let cool a few minutes before extracting muffins. Serve warm and ENJOY!!
Here’s the BEFORE yumminess going into the oven:
And here’s the AFTER…SO yummy!!
They are fork tender and so delicious! Give them a try and let me know what you think!!
Classy Clutter says
I can’t believe I’m gonna say this but that meatloaf looks delicious! I didn’t grow up with meatloaf either but we should give these a try!
Kelly Wells says
Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday Linky Party! I also make my meatloaf in muffin tins. Such a great idea…they cook so much faster and freeze great for later meals. I love that you have included some healthier ingredients in yours. I’ve used ground turkey, but so far haven’t tried adding the veggies. I will give this a try!
Miz Helen says
What a great idea and a great recipe, these muffins look delicious! Have a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
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Hillary Miller says
You should get arrested for making us hungry, LOL
Those Turkey Meatloaf Muffins & Tangy BBQ Sauce look so fresh.
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Wow, I actually thin I never want to have meatloaf any other way!
Thank you so much for sharing this at Wednesday Extravaganza! Hope to see you there this week again 🙂
I do love a good meatloaf, might just have to give this a whirl.
Perfect! My meat-lovin’ teenage boys will go for this… Must try these!
Meatloaf is always a staple in our house and when I was growing up. I have been using the ground turkey in place of hamburger since it first came out and sometimes use 1 pound gr turkey and 1pound gr.chuck. I use ketchup or chili sauce, oatmeal (use to use bread or crackers)onion,seasonings,1 or 2 eggs. (lightened my mom’s version up a bit).
However, I really want to try your version! Looks and sounds so yummy and we have been using BBQ sauce in our sloppy joes. So, I’ve put the igredients on my shopping list to try this soon!! Thank you for sharing! Going out of my box…Nothing like trying a new meatloaf after 62 years of almost same old same old, LOL!