Turkey Meatloaf Muffins


This kid-friendly recipe for turkey meatloaf muffins is packed with cheddar cheese, Worcestershire sauce, breadcrumbs, dry mustard powder, and garlic. The secret ingredient? Pickles!


  • ¾ cup ketchup

  • 2 pounds ground turkey

  • 1 cup chopped onion (1 medium onion)

  • 2 slices sandwich bread, torn into small pieces

  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese

  • ½ chopped dill pickle (1 medium pickle)

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix 1/2 cup ketchup with the remaining ingredients until well combined. Divide mixture among 6 cups of a 12-cup (4 ounce) muffin tin, spacing them evenly and gently compressing and mounding the tops. Brush tops with remaining 1/4 cup ketchup.

  2. Transfer tin to oven; bake until inside temperature registers 170 degrees on an instant read thermometer, about 45 minutes.

  3. Remove from oven; let rest 5 minutes before removing from tin. Serve hot.

    Turkey Meatloaf Muffins

Cook's Notes

Baking meatloaf in a muffin tin instead of a loaf pan helps reduce the cooking time.

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