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4.85 from 93 votes

Turkey Meatloaf Muffins

Turkey Meatloaf Muffins are a fun and healthier twist on the classic meatloaf recipe. These individually portioned meatloaves are super flavorful and they're packed with nutritious veggies and loads of protein. They make a great weeknight dinner because they come together easily and cook up fast! They're also perfect for meal prep and lunches through the week.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: DIET, DINNER, KITCHEN BASICS, LUNCH, meal prep, meat + chicken
Cuisine: American, gluten free, healthy, kids, low carb + keto
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 123kcal
Author: Dani Spies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 2 chopped cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 lbs. ground turkey I used 1.5lb. extra lean + .5 lb. dark
  • 1/2 cup egg whites
  • 1 cup quick cooking oats
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground chipotle pepper spice
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt

Instructions

  • Pre heat oven to 375 and spray 12-cup muffin pan with some cooking spray (or coat with a little olive or coconut oil).
    greasing muffin pan
  • Heat a medium saute pan over a medium high heat and add onion, celery, bell pepper, and garlic. Season with a little salt and pepper and cook for 5-6 minutes until you have the raw edge off of the veggies.
    raw veggies cooking in sauté pan
  • Stir in Worcestershire sauce and chicken broth and cook another 5 minutes until all the veggies are tender and the mixture is heated through. Turn off the heat and allow to cool.
    cooked veggies in saute pan
  • In the meantime, in a large bowl, combine ground turkey, egg whites, oats, cumin, chipotle spice, garlic powder, black pepper and salt.
    raw ground turkey in mixing bowl
  • Add in cooked veggies and mix together until everything is well incorporated.
  • Roll the mixture into 12 even balls and place each one in greased muffin pan.
    uncooked meatloaf muffins in muffin pan
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through. Cool and enjoy!
    cooked mini meatloaves in muffin pan

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Nutrition

Serving: 1meatloaf muffin | Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 216mg | Potassium: 321mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 12.8mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1.7mg