Turkey Mozzarella Meatloaf Muffins

MY KIDS ATE VEGGIES!!! These were really tasty, pretty easy to whip up and right on track for my current program, The Master’s Hammer and Chisel. Basili and the boys really enjoyed these too, so I will consider that a win! I have made these a couple times and the second time, I made them with Roasted Garlic Mashed Cauliflower ‘Potatoes’. Talk about a hearty winter meal!

Turkey Mozzarella Meatloaf Muffins

The serving size for this recipe is 3 ‘muffins’. I would suggest you cut 3 pieces of mozzarella and measure them in your blue container. For each row on your muffin tin – one serving, 4 rows, 4 servings – measure the cheese so you don’t go over on your blues. I put all of the ingredients (except for the mozzarella cheese) into a bowl and mixed it well with my hands (remove your rings!). I formed 12 large, pretty equal meat balls. I took one ball and flattened it out a little bit and wrapped the meatloaf mixture around the mozzarella cube. The cheese will be in the center of your meatloaf. DELICIOUS.

Turkey Mozzarella Meatloaf Muffins
You can get silicon liners for your pan – I didn’t have any, so I sprayed mine with EVOO spray. When the meatloaf muffins were formed, I whipped up the sauce and topped each muffin with about 1 tablespoon. Pop them in the oven and enjoy!
 

Turkey Meatloaf Muffins
Serves 4
I am always looking for something easy and kid approved! My kids enjoyed these and the cool part? There were veggies in them and they didn't even realize it! I thought these were really good and the sauce added just the right amount of tangy flavor to the dish! Enjoy!
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
40 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 lb of Lean Ground Turkey
  2. 1 egg
  3. 1/2 cup quick oats
  4. 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  5. 1/2 cup chopped celery
  6. 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  7. 1/2 cup broccoli slaw
  8. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  9. 1/4 cup onion, minced
  10. 1/2 tsp paprika
  11. 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  12. 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  13. 1/2 tsp black pepper
  14. 1/4 tsp sea salt
  15. 12 Small Cubes of Mozzarella Cheese
Sauce
  1. 2 T raw honey
  2. 1 cup tomato sauce
  3. 1 1/2 tsp Worchestershire sauce
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450. Spray a muffin tin with olive oil or use silicon muffin cups
  2. Pulse broccoli slaw, onion, celery, carrots and garlic in a food processor until finely chopped.
  3. Mix ground turkey, egg, oats, vegetable mix from food processor and the remainder of ingredients (except cheese cubes) in a large bowl.
  4. In a separate, small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the sauce and set aside.
  5. Portion a little less then 1/4 cup, with meat and add a mozzarella piece to the center and roll into a ball and place in muffin tin. Make 12 meatloaf muffins. Top with sauce.
  6. Bake muffins for 20 minutes, remove from oven and wait about 5 minutes to serve.
Container Counts
  1. 3 muffins = 1 Red, 1 Blue, 1/4 Yellow, 1/2 Green
  2. Note: I measured out the mozzarella in my blue container before I put them in the muffin cups - measure accordingly.
Adapted from Fit LIfe Bound
Adapted from Fit LIfe Bound
Fit Mom Angela D - Team Beachbody Coach http://www.fitmomangelad.com/

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  • Penny
    Reply

    I made these yesterday and they are amazing!!! hubby and I will be eating these all week…love that it makes 12!!

    • Angela Dimitrelias
      Reply

      I am so happy to hear you guys love them! 🙂

  • Raven
    Reply

    Do you know the calories by chance?

    • Angela Dimitrelias
      Reply

      I do not…I don’t count calories, just containers for the 21 Day Fix! 🙂

  • Cheryl
    Reply

    What is Broccoli slaw?

  • Kristen
    Reply

    Is the broccoli slaw a recipe? Not familiar with it.

    • Angela Dimitrelias
      Reply

      You should be able to find it in the produce section at your grocery – probably by the bagged salad. 🙂

  • Angela Jenkins
    Reply

    Do you use a mini muffin tin or a cupcake size tin?

    • Angela Dimitrelias
      Reply

      Cupcake size. 🙂

  • Shannon
    Reply

    Would old fashioned oats work for this?

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