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Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Icing

Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Icing are FUN, absolutely DELICIOUS and are packed with HEALTHY ingredients like oatmeal, cheese and spinach too!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 333kcal


  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • ½ cup oatmeal or breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup onion diced
  • ½ cup ketchup plus extra for the top if desired
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup spinach chopped, drained, excess water pressed out with a paper towel
  • 2 Tablespoons pine nuts
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 4 cups Prepared Mashed Potatoes


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Add all of the ingredients except for the ground beef and mashed potatoes to a large bowl and mix well.
  • Add ground beef and mix just until combined.
  • Portion about a ¼ cup of the meatloaf mixture into the compartments of a muffin pan.
  • Bake uncovered for about 25 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for about 5 minutes.
  • Use a knife to frost each meatloaf cupcake with the prepared mashed potatoes.


This traditional meatloaf recipe and can also be cooked in a 1 pound loaf tin or 3 mini loaf tins. Adjust the cooking time accordingly. A 1 pound meatloaf will take about 1 hour to cook. Meatloaf freezes exceptionally well, before and after it is cooked. Eat within 2 months of freezing for the best quality. 


Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 507mg | Potassium: 892mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 568IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 248mg | Iron: 6mg